- May 14, 1925 - October 7, 2016
- Clinton, Missouri
of Leon's Passing
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Leon was born on May 14, 1925 and passed away on Friday, October 7, 2016.
Leon was a resident of Clinton, Missouri at the time of his passing.
In 1939, Leon graduated 8th grade from Camp Branch School.
He served in World War II at Manila, Philippines and Pusan, Korea. He was promoted up the chain of command from Private to Staff Sergeant and received two Bronze Battle Stars, a Good Conduct Medal, Victory Medal, and Army of Occupational Medal. On November 2, 1946, Leon was honorably discharged and proud to have served his country.
He was married to Esther Louise Braun.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at the Clinton United Methodist Church, 601 South 4th Street. The family will receive friends from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, just prior to the funeral service. Interment will be in Englewood Cemetery. Friends may call from Noon to 8:00 p.m. Monday at the Bradley & Hadley Funeral Home, Clinton.
The family suggests memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society , and these donations may be left in care of the funeral home.