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 Leary Norsworthy Cheney

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Leary Norsworthy Cheney

  • Birth 6 Jun 1928 Porterdale, Newton County, Georgia, USA
  • Death 6 Oct 2011 Kennesaw, Cobb County, Georgia, USA
  • Burial Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia, USA
  • Memorial ID 77843431

Survivors include:
1 daughter, Melanie Joy (Richard) Buhl of Jasper;
1 son, Dale Leary Cheney of Kennesaw;
2 sisters, Ester Brannan of Stockbridge; Lorene Hardy of Jackson;
2 brothers, Horace & Evelyn Norsworthy; Lester & Elner of McDonough;
3 grandchildren, Patrick Cheney; Matthew Duncan, Noah Duncan;
2 great-grandchildren, Madison Duncan and Davis Duncan.

Mr. Cheney attended Tech High, Class of '46.

He joined the USMC and served for three years.

Leary received a medal for Service in WWII.

He attended Georgia Tech for two years.

Following that he worked 39 years at Lockheed Georgia in management.

Mr. Cheney was a lifelong member of GracePointe Church (formerly, Crestview Baptist Church) where he served as a Deacon and worked on many of their committees.

Leary was a beloved father and grandfather.

Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home & Crematory in Marietta.

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  • Created by: LCManous
  • Added: 8 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 77843431
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Leary Norsworthy Cheney (6 Jun 1928–6 Oct 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 77843431, citing Mountain View Park Cemetery, Marietta, Cobb County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by LCManous (contributor 47399302) .