Floyd DeWane Leathers, 76, of Mendon, MO, passed away Friday, February 15, 2013, in Peoria, Arizona.
DeWane was born on in College Mound, MO, the son of the late Claude and Julia White Leathers.
He served his country in the U. S. Army from 1960 to1962. He owned and operated Leathers Chaplin service in Macon until 1977. He retired in 1994 after serving many years as the Chief of Police in Macon, Mo
On July 12, 1959 DeWane married Louise Key in Macon, Missouri. She preceded him in death on March 14, 1994.
On October 28, 2000 he was united in marriage to Edith Ann Walton at the United Methodist Church, Mendon Missouri.
He is survived by his Wife Ann of Mendon, Mo; daughter DeAnn Peak and husband Brian of St. Charles, Mo, Son Donnie Leathers and wife Anjie of Jefferson City, Mo, two step daughters Pam Starlin and husband Bill of Peoria, AZ, Trudy Walton of Hazelwood, Mo and one step son Kendall Walton and wife Stacy of Brookfield, Mo 16 grandchildren Casey Lantz, Taylor Leathers, Jordan Peak, Justin Peak, Jeremiah Peak, Tanjie Hoover, Talisha Cheshire, Nick Spencer, Tricia Holthus, London Starlin, Dakota Starlin, Elizabeth Field, Brice Sensenich, Cassie Walton, Dylan Walton, Austin Walton 14 Great grandchildren one brother Claude Leathers and many nieces and nephews.
DeWane is preceded in death by two sisters Monte Burch and Carla Johnson.
He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Mendon, Mo.
Funeral services will be Friday, February 22, 2013 at 6:30 pm at United Methodist Church in Mendon, Mo with Pastor Martha Truax and Reverend Gail Brown. There will also be a service on February 23, 2013 at Hutton and McElwain funeral home in Macon with Brother Jim Bolin and Brother Carl Begley officiating. Burial with Full Military Honors will be at Woodlawn Cemetery of Macon.
Visitation will be Friday evening from 4:00 to 6:30 pm at United Methodist Church in Mendon and Saturday from 11:00 to 2:00 at Hutton and McElwain funeral home in Macon. Memorials are suggested to MDA Columbia Missouri Muscle Walk, Team Tanneal, 3 Corporate Woods, 8700 Indian Creek Parkway, Suite 340, Overland Park, KS 66210 or to donate online, you can go to HYPERLINK "http://www.musclewalkmda.org/columbia2013" www.musclewalkmda.org/columbia2013, click on "search for a participant" and make a donation to Team Tanneal.
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