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Obituary: Weldon Leopard

Posted by : Erik Walsh | On : September 28, 2012

Weldon Leopard of Malakoff passed away on Sept. 23, 2012 in Tyler, at the age of 87.
He was born on Jan. 17, 1925 in Henderson County to Albert William Leopard and Velma Leota Chesser Leopard.
He served the country in the Merchant Marines during World War II and the Army from 1948 to 1949. Early in the war he was in the European Theater and toward the end of the war he was in the Pacific.
He was a self-employed photographer for many years.
He is survived by his wife of many years, Wilma Leopard; daughters Luana Price of Fort Worth, Jacquie and husband Rick Smith of Tool; three grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Albert William and Velma Leota Leopard; brother Alfred Leopard; sisters Vera Jo and Helen.
Visitation was held Sept. 26, 2012 at Huckabee/Tomlinson Funeral Home, Malakoff. Service followed at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Casey Perry officiating. Interment was at Malakoff Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Justin Smith, Jordan Smith, Noah Resse, Rick Smith, Pat Smith, and Johnny Poole.
Online condolences can be made at www.tomlinsonfuneral.com.

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