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Col. Leonard E. Wellington, Jr.

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Col. Wellington was born on May 17, 1940 and passed away on Thursday, October 10, 2019.

Col. Wellington was a resident of Georgia at the time of passing.

He attended McReynolds School in South Pittsburg from elementary through high school and graduated as the valedictorian of his class.

He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force for twenty-seven years, attaining the rank of Colonel and earning a Bronze Star, the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, the Joint Service Commendation Medal, the Air Force Commendation Medal, the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award, the National Defense Service Medal, and the Vietnam Service Medal along with many other ribbons noting his remarkable service.

Visitation with Col. Wellington's family will be Sunday, October 13, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at McCullough Funeral Home. The funeral service celebrating his life will follow at 2:00 p.m. on in the chapel of McCullough Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at The Farmhouse at McCullough Funeral Home following the interment.