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My deepest sympathies for your loss. May God help comfort you and your family during this difficult time.

Posted by: Tim Seguy - Alpharetta, GA - Friend with Becky & Don   Apr 02, 2015

Becky, it was an inspiration to read your Dad's obituary... Congratulations Leon Gathany on a life well lived...You will be missed but never forgotten!

Posted by: Pam Hoback - Duluth, GA - Friend   Apr 01, 2015

My thoughts and prayers are with the family at this difficult time.

Posted by: Brad Lochman - Friend   Apr 01, 2015

Good-bye ole friend! Our loss is Heaven's gain. You'll be with your beloved Rachel once again never to be parted again.
We go back to Vogel State Park when you did a nature program for me back in 88 while I was the park naturalist and recreational program director there. I also fondly remember my trip to Alaska with you in 99 or 2000. Thanks for inviting me. And finally thanks for accepting my nature collection into The Rachel & Leon

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Posted by: Andy Beckman - friend   Apr 01, 2015

Leon and Rachel Gathany have made so much difference in my life over the past (nearly) 50 years. "Mr. G" was principal and the best science teacher ever when I was in highschool. He encouraged us to enjoy God's creation, and educated us in the natural history of our surroundings. Rachel was also a teacher to be admired as she showed love and concern for her students. In the past few years, it has been exciting to watch the museum

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Posted by: Virginia Griner - Toccoa, GA - Friend, former student   Mar 31, 2015

Mr. Gathany was my favorite teacher at TFA. He made all of our classes come alive.
He was indeed the best song leader I have ever known. He could get more out of a song than the actual author could. He was always doing something interesting. I loved Him, his wife, and all four of their children, they are a Great family. I will miss him but I know I will see him again. I am sorry for your loss.
Dennis and Ellen Smith

Posted by: Dennis Smith - Mount Airy, GA - Student/ Friend   Mar 31, 2015

So sorry for your loss. Prayers for the entire family.

Posted by: Tammy & Bobby Mc    Mar 31, 2015

Leon, Old Buddy - Singing the Marine Hymn will never be the same without you to lead us. We will miss you. You would have made a heck of a Marine. God Bless.
All your friends from the Currahee Mountain Detachment 1303, Marine Corps League.

Posted by: Don Alexander - Seneca, SC - Friend   Mar 31, 2015

Leon always picked up our worship gathering in Carnesville, GA. , with song and spirit.

Posted by: R. Monty Nelson - Commerce, GA - friend   Mar 31, 2015