|Birth: ||Dec. 25, 1919|
|Death: ||Oct. 24, 2006|
Ellison Paul Leatherwood was born December 25, 1919 in Jack County, Texas to David Wesley and Maggie (Breech) Leatherwood. He is preceded in death by his parents; 5 brothers and 1 sisters. Paul passed away Tuesday October 24, 2006 in Fort Worth, Texas at the age of 86 years.
He married Hazel Lee Graves on November 13, 1946 in Jack County, Texas. He was a retired oilfield drilling contractor, Leatherwood Drilling Company in Kermit, Texas. He served in the United States Army during World War II, where he spent 3 1/2 years as a prisoner of war; he was a member of the Lost Battallion; the Masonic Lodge; the Shriners; and the First Baptist Church in Jacksboro.
Survivors include his wife, Hazel Leatherwood of Jacksboro, TX; daughter, Paula Price and husband, Ronny of Midland, TX; son, Jimmy Leatherwood and wife, Debbie of Athens, TX; 4 grandchildren, Christi; Ronda; Jessica; and Katie; 2 great-grandchildren, Sophie and Seth.
Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Jacksboro or to the Jacksboro Concerned Citizens.
Visitation will be 5 - 6 p.m. Thursday.
Service will be 2:00 p.m. Friday at the First Baptist Church in Jacksboro, with burial in Oakwood Cemetery.
Coker Funeral Home | 152 State Hwy 148 Jacksboro, TX 76458 | Ph: 940-567-3778
David Wesley Leatherwood (1886 - 1965)
Maggie Anna Breech Leatherwood (1887 - 1967)
Hazel Lee Graves Leatherwood (1926 - ____)
Loyd Wesley Leatherwood (1907 - 1972)*
Jess Authur Leatherwood (1909 - 2000)*
Joe G Leatherwood (1911 - 1975)*
Clausen Breech Leatherwood (1917 - 1970)*
Ellison Paul Leatherwood (1919 - 2006)
Harvey Mack Leatherwood (1924 - 1987)*
Dorothy Nell Leatherwood Dixson (1929 - 1979)*
ELLISON PAUL LEATHERWOOD
PFC US ARMY
WORLD WAR II
DEC 25 1919 OCT 24 2006
PURPLE HEART & OLC
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Record added: Mar 08, 2009
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