William J. Leath of Rolla was born August 23, 1950 in Levelland, Texas to the late Edward and Mary (Perry) Leath, and entered into rest September 9, 2012 in Rolla, Missouri at the age of 62.
William served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He later retired from the U.S. Military after many years of service.
He was a member of Victor Baptist Church in Anutt, Missouri.
Survivors include his wife Linda Leath of Rolla, MO; daughters Tonya Werremeyer & husband Brent of Blue Springs, MO, Michaelle Eatherton & husband Will of San Jose, CA, Bobby Jo Hodges & husband Robby of Lyles, TX and Jennifer Florence & husband Robert of Richond, IN; son Shayne Leath & wife Ellie of Grayford, TX; sisters Lois E. Pruett & husband James of Mountain Home, AR and Sandra Leath of Mineral Wells, TX; brothers Joel F. Leath & wife Ruthie of Tyler, TX and Patrick Leath & wife Christy of Ranger, TX; thirteen grandchildren and two great grandchildren along with several nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Services for William J. Leath will be held on Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 1 PM at Victor Baptist Church in Anutt, Missouri with grandson/Chaplains Assistant Zachary Hodges and Pastor Bobby Mathis officiating.
Interment will be at Victor Baptist Cemetery in Anutt, Missouri with Full Military Honors.
Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society. Cards are available at all James & Gahr locations.
Arrangements are under the direction of James & Gahr Mortuary of Rolla.
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