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Richard Thomas Leake
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Birth: Aug. 16, 1915
Marion County
Kentucky, USA
Death: May 1, 1983
Lebanon
Marion County
Kentucky, USA

Father, John Bernard Leake
Mother, Mary Agnes Lou Gootee

His obituary was in The Lebanon Enterprise, Wednesday, 5-11-1983. Abstracted by Dolores & Danny Bohn of Louisville, KY.
RICHARD THOMAS LEAKE, 67, of Rt. 2, Raywick, died at 6:20 a.m. May 1 at Spring View Hospital. Mr. Leake was a veteran of W.W. II, was a prisoner of war and was in the Bataan Death March. He received the American Theater Ribbon, American Defense Ribbon W/1, Bronze Star, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon W/1 Bronze Star, Philippine Defense Ribbon W/1 Bronze Star, Distinguished Unit Badge W/2 Bronze Clusters and the Victory Medal. He was a farmer and a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Raywick. His parents were the late John Bernard and Agnes Lou Gootee Leake. Survivors include: his wife, Mary G. Thomas Leake; three sons, Steve of Lebanon; Jude and Timothy Leake of Raywick; four daughters, Mrs. Janet Lyvers, Mrs. Elaine Masterson, Mrs. Michael "Connie" Williams and Miss Ann Leake of Raywick; three brothers, Wilson of St. Paul, Ind.; Newman of Lebanon and Ambrose Leake of Raywick; one sister, Mrs. Kathleen Fleece of Cleveland, Ohio; ten grandchildren. Funeral Mass was conducted at 11 a.m. May 4 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church with burial in the church cemetery. Rev. Thomas Caldwell officiated. Active pallbearers were William G. Vessell, J. E. Bickett, Joseph L. Mattingly, Elmer McCauley and Joe Paul Daugherty. Honorary pallbearers were Jack Newton, Junior Abell, Michael Drury, Joseph C. Mattingly, Jimmy Bickett and Henry McCauley. Bosley Funeral Home, Lebanon, was in charge of the arrangements.

 
 
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 Parents:
  John Bernard Leake (1875 - 1965)
  Mary Agnes Gootee Leake (1881 - 1973)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Genevieve Thomas Leake (1922 - 2001)
 
 Children:
  Janet Elouise Leake Mattingly (1947 - 2006)*
  Timothy Douglas Leake (1955 - 2012)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Werner Leake (1905 - 1976)*
  Henry Newman Leake (1908 - 1983)*
  Mary Aloise Leake Lamkin (1913 - 1943)*
  Richard Thomas Leake (1915 - 1983)
  Bernard Ambrose Leake (1921 - 1999)*
  Joseph Eugene Leake (1925 - 1981)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Cemetery
Raywick
Marion County
Kentucky, USA
 
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Record added: Feb 10, 2010
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Richard Thomas Leake
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Richard Thomas Leake
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Thank you for your service and sacrifice in WW II! May you rest in peace, cousin!
- Gerald & Martha M. Thompson
 Added: Mar. 31, 2017

- Joe Lyvers
 Added: Nov. 22, 2016
Thanks for your service, Sir.
- Lillie Riney
 Added: Jun. 2, 2015
 
 
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