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Raymond Eddie Leigh


Raymond Eddie Leigh, 89, passed away in Ennis, Texas on Thursday, July 25, 2013. Raymond was born in Watson, Oklahoma on January 6, 1924 to Dewey and Pearl (Baucum) Leigh. He grew up in San Angelo, Texas and graduated from San Angelo School. He married Geneva Earline Wilkinson on June 15, 1948 and they made their home in San Angelo and Odessa for eleven years before moving to Ennis in 1966. He served his country proudly in the United State Navy as a radio operator in the Pacific Theater. He worked for the Corp of Engineers as a lead foreman from 1964 until 1987. He is survived by his wife, Earline Leigh of Ennis; daughters: Ann and her husband Tom Davidson of Palmer and Sandie and her husband Sam Childress of Robertsville, Alabama; grandchildren: Mandie, Paul and Emily and great-grandchildren: Logan, Olivia, Maddison, Bradyn and Colton. He is preceded in death by his parents. Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at 9:15 a.m. in DFW National Cemetery under the direction of J.E. Keever Mortuary, Inc. www.jekeevermortuary.com

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