|Birth: ||Feb. 26, 1924|
|Death: ||Jun. 26, 1988|
Joseph Dalton Leatherwood, Sr., was born 26 Feb 1924 in Leatherwood (Calhoun), Alabama, and died 26 Jun 1988 in Leatherwood Crossroads (Calhoun), Alabama. He married (1) Ruth Williamson. He married (2)Helen Louise Sally Beatrice Pruett 12 Oct 1946 in Anniston Alabama, daughter of Frank Pruett and Gertrude Brown. She was born 23 Apr 1929 in Anninston (Calhoun), Alabama.
Services for Joseph Dalton "J.D." Leatherwood, 64, of Anniston, Rt. 4, will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Chapel Hill Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Harry Warren and the Rev. Paul Blanchard officiating. Burial will be in Eulaton First Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-9 tonight at the funeral home.
Mr. Leatherwood died Sunday at his home.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Helen Leatherwood of Anniston; two daughters, Mrs. Melanie Choron and Mrs. Tammy Bergstresser, both of Anniston; two sons, Joseph Leatherwood of Houston, and Julian Leatherwood of Anniston; two sisters, Mrs. Emma Sims and Mrs. Julia Rust, both of Anniston; a brother, Neal Leatherwood of Anniston; eight grandchildren, three step-grandsons and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Grant Cotton, John Rhule, Bob Pope, Morris Burt, Ed Feazell, B.B Timms, Tommy Waugh and Lestrell Dawson. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Barnabus Sunday school class at Eulaton First Baptist Church.
Mr. Leatherwood was a Calhoun County native and lifelong resident. He was a retired employee from Ryder Truck Lines and a former employee of Buckner Steel and Plumbing Co. He was a U.S. Navy veteran serving in the Pacific Theater during World War II and a member of Eulaton First Baptist
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Joseph Woodard Leatherwood (1885 - 1959)
Lydia Van Nance Leatherwood (1897 - 1924)
Helen Louise Pruett Leatherwood (1929 - ____)
Emma Nora Leatherwood Powell Sims (1915 - 1997)*
Neal Woodard Leatherwood (1917 - 2000)*
Mildred Julia Leatherwood Rust (1919 - 2000)*
Joseph Dalton Leatherwood (1924 - 1988)
Eulaton First Baptist Church Cemetery
Created by: Dennis Ison
Record added: Dec 20, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 32306488