Jack L. Leamon, 75, of Cleveland, Tn., died Sunday, May 13, 2012 at the home of his daughter in Rising Fawn, Ga.
He worked at Charleston Hosiery Mill as a machinist for 35 years. He was a veteran of the United States Army, where he served in France and was of Baptist faith.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James Leamon and Eula Swafford Leamon.
He issurvived by his children, Sandy Derryberry of Rising Fawn, C.S.M. David Leamon and wife Haevenly of Ft. Bragg, N.C., Jim Leamon and wife Kathy of Boca Raton, Fla. and Mark Leamon of Signal Mtn; grandchildren, Thomas Leamon of the United States Army, Afghanistan, Martin Leamon of Knoxville and Lauren and Joseph Derryberry of Rising Fawn; and by his sweetheart of 30 years, Dean Suits of Cleveland.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 17, in the chapel of Fike Funeral Home with the Reverend Gene Straus officiating. Interment will follow in Swafford Cemetery in McMinn County with military honors.
The family would like to express deep appreciation to Hospice of Chattanooga for their exceptional care.
Fike Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.