Mar. 6, 1930 Baltimore Baltimore City Maryland, USA
Jul. 15, 2005
Albert Leon VIRGINIA BEACH Beloved husband Cmdr. Albert Leon, U.S. Navy retired, 75, was called home by the Lord July 15, 2005. Born in Baltimore, Md., on March 6, 1930, he was the son of the late Cecil and Mary Leon. Mr. Leon retired from the U.S. Navy in October of 1978 with 30 years of service. He was deep selected for the rank of commander and was proud to be a Mustang. Albert was recognized as distinguished and honorable and he was proud to have served his country. He was a member of the RAO and MOAA. Mr. Leon was also a member of Kempsville Presbyterian Church, where he served as an usher and verified collection offerings. Albert is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Patricia A. Leon; three children, Albert Paul Leon of Norfolk, Denise Beasty and her companion J.R. of Panama City, Fla., and her former husband, Michael Beasty and Jessica Mae DuPree and husband David of Virginia Beach; five sisters, Regina M. Linder of Hamstead, Md., Helen Curry of New Port Richey, Fla., Maryanna Trotta of Hamstead, Md., Filomena LaSorte and husband Fred of Baltimore, Md., and Gloria J. Merzbacher of Baltimore; sister-in-law, Eileen Leon; seven grandchildren, Eileen, Cecelia, Sarah, Jordan, Shyanne, Ashley and Alex; and a host of other loving family members and friends. Mr. Leon was predeceased by his brother, Robert L. Leon. A celebration of Mr. Leonís life will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Kempsville Presbyterian Church with Pastor Nate Atwood officiating. Interment in Arlington National Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Kellum Funeral Home, Rosewood Chapel, Tuesday from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Flowers may be sent to the funeral home or memorial donations in Albertís name may be sent to the American Heart Association. Please visit Mr. Leonís memorial at www.mem.com.