Leonard Washington

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GROVETOWN, Ga. - Mr. Leonard Washington, 85, husband of the late Mrs. Catherine Washington, entered into rest on Saturday, January 23, 2016 at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, January 26, 2016, at Fellowship Baptist Church, 670 E. Robinson Ave., Grovetown, GA, with the Rev. Sonny Serigney officiating. Burial will follow in Harlem Memorial Cemetery. A native of Richmond Co., GA, Mr. Washington retired from Ft. Gordon in 1966, where he worked in the Maintenance Dept. specializing in heating and air. He went into the well business in 1967 with his sons and closed the business in 1989. Mr. Washington was a lifelong farmer and a member and deacon of Fellowship Baptist Church. Survivors include his daughter, Bernice Powell; two sons, Jimmy Washington (Lois) and Raymond Washington (Vera); two brothers, Harvey Washington (Helen) and Robert Washington (Betty); eleven grandchildren, seventeen great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren. Active pallbearers will be Tony McNair, Howard Stevens, Ted Holt, Richard Eskew, Johnny Miskelley and Casey Baxley. Honorary pallbearers will be his grandsons. The family would like to express special appreciation to Heartland Hospice and staff for the care given to their father. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, January 25, 2016 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM. Please visit www. starling-evans.com to sign online guestbook. Starling-Evans Funeral Home, Harlem, GA

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Starling-Evans Funeral Home & Cremation Services
435 W Milledgeville Rd
Harlem, GA 30814
(706) 556-6524
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