YORKTOWN, VIRGINIA - Gordon Leaf, Master Sergeant, USAF (Retired) died January 29, 2014. Gordon was born December 8, 1927 in Detroit Michigan. He returned with his parents to Leeds, Yorkshire, England in 1932 where he was raised and educated. During World War II, he served with the British Merchant Marines. He returned to the United States in 1951 and enlisted in the Air Force, retiring at RAF Woodbridge, England in 1976. Gordon had been a York County resident since 1994. He was preceded in death by his loving wife Mary. He is survived by his three sons and their families, Geoffrey and his wife Janice, grandchildren Cynthia and Alex, of York County; David and his wife Denise, grandson Sean, of Albuquerque NM; Graham and his wife Hilary and grandchildren Rebecca and Zach, of Suffolk, England; and two brothers Eddie of Hamilton New Zealand and Allen of Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England. A private graveside service will be held at Hampton Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Amory Funeral Home, Grafton, VA.
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Published in Daily Press on Jan. 31, 2014