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JB Leatherwood
Birth: May 23, 1925
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Jul. 12, 1990
Yukon
Canadian County
Oklahoma, USA

Born Jun 23 1925 on the Leatherwood Homeplace in Western Oklahoma. Parents were Jessie Burrell and Katie Carrie (Sullins) Leatherwood, and siblings were Nina, Jimmie, Butch and Ron Leatherwood. He attended Port School in Washita County, Oklahoma and finished the 9th grade. Feeling strongly about the Japanese betrayal after Pearl Harbor JB joined the United States Coast Guard in the summer of his 18th year. Serving in the Atlantic and Pacific aboard the USS Samual Chase as a Landing Craft Pilot. Honorably discharged in 1946. Dad Married Mom, Eva Mae Rector May 01 1948. They had 5 Sons, Larry, Don, Terry, Burrell and Mark. He worked on the Homeplace Farm, also farmed on his own. He taught himself electronics and spent most his life as a television repairman. He was a quiet honest man who quit dishonest employers and started his own repair business and thrived due to his honesty and country boy fairness. He taught us to deal honestly with everyone you deal with, say it like it is, and Love your Family. He loved panning for gold on our many trips to the Oregon Mountains, while his kids were swimming in the rivers. He was a member of South Salem Golf Club in Salem, Oregon and the Westbury Country Club in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Dad passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on July 12, 1990. 
 
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 Parents:
  Jessie Burrell Leatherwood (1902 - 1978)
  Katie Carrie Sullins Booe (1904 - 1967)
 
 Spouse:
  Eva Mae Rector Leatherwood (1931 - 2001)
 
 Siblings:
  Nina L. Leatherwood Walker (1923 - 1995)*
  JB Leatherwood (1925 - 1990)
  Jimmie Dee Leatherwood (1927 - 2002)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Yukon Cemetery
Yukon
Canadian County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Maintained by: Terry Leatherwood
Originally Created by: Angie
Record added: Mar 12, 2003
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- Judy Clayton Hagberg
 Added: Aug. 11, 2012
Happy Father's Day DAD!! I love and miss you!!
- Terry Leatherwood
 Added: Jun. 18, 2012

- Neil B (John 3:16)
 Added: Jan. 9, 2012
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