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Leon Barry Witherspoon
1944 - 2014

Leon Barry Witherspoon, 69, died Saturday, June 7, in Wichita Falls.

Funeral Services were held Tuesday at Dutton Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dennis Neal officiating.

Graveside services followed at the Dundee Cemetery in Dundee.

Leon was born Nov. 26, 1944, in Macclesfield, England to George and Ivy (Unwin) Witherspoon and moved to the United States at age one. He graduated from Vally View Schools in 1963, and attended MSU. He married Janis Robb June 20, 1965.

His first job was with Kamay Electric and he retired from TXU as a lineman supervisor in 2008, after 35 years of employment. He enjoyed spending time with his friends and family and track and football.

He is preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Clay and Jack Witherspoon.

Survivors include his wife, Janis Witherspoon of Iowa Park; two children, Shay Swanson of Morristown, TN., and Cody Witherspoon New Market, TN.; and six grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials be made to Hospice of Wichita Falls.

Tributes may be shared with the family by visiting duttonfuneralhome.com.


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