|Birth: ||Apr. 21, 1938|
|Death: ||Sep. 18, 2007|
MR. LEONARD MADISON, JR., Age 69, of Alachua, FL, Gunnery Sgt/ US Marine Corps Retired, Combat Decorated Veteran (who served 20+ years), Retired Training Specialist II /Tacachale, died September 18, 2007 at the VA Medical Center (Lake City, FL)
Funeral Services will be held 2:00PM Sunday, September 23, 2007, at Greater Bethel A.M.E. Church (Gainesville, FL) where Rev. Karl V. Smith is Pastor/Officiant. Mr. Madison will be viewed at the Funeral Home on Saturday (2:00-8:OOPM) - At which time, The Family will receive Friends from 6:00-8:00PM; He will also be viewed at the Church on Sunday 30 minutes prior to the Services - And with the Processional. The Procession will form at Mr. & Mrs. Madison's residence, 8604 W. State Road 235, Alachua, FL at 12:45PM.
Burial (with Full Military Honors) will follow 11:00AM on Monday, September 24, 2007, at the Florida National Cemetery (for Veterans) of Bushnell, FL. The Procession will form at the Funeral Home at 9:00AM.
Those who will cherish his memory are: Wife - Annie Mae McCray-Madison of Alachua, FL; Son - Leonard Madison III (& Phyllis) of Euless, TX; Daughters - Darla Whitesides of Selmar,CA and Danita Brazill of Jacksonville, FL; Step Mother - Thelma G. Madison of Louisville, KY; Step Sons - Joel DeCoursey, Jr. of Alachua, FL, Ronnie DeCoursey (& Valerie) of Colorado Springs, CO, and Kelvin DeCoursey (&Yolanda) of Valrico, FL; Sister - Velma Mullins of Louisville, KY; 12 Grands; 6 Great Grands; Godson - Oladis Jones of Lacrosse, FL; 6 Nephews; 5 Nieces; Cousins, In-Laws & Friends.
Arrangements are under the care of DUNCAN BROTHERS' FUNERAL HOME, 428 NW 8th Street, Gainesville, FL.
GYSGT US MARINE CORPS
Florida National Cemetery
Plot: Section 327 - Site 1408
Created by: Vera Mikell Sodek
Record added: Aug 27, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29351347