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Robert Wayne Leakey

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HENDERSONVILLE-Robert Wayne Leakey, age 67, of Hendersonville, died February 15, 2015. Robert was preceded in death by his parents Romey Leakey and mother Lois Howard Leakey and his wife Nancy Hall. He was also preceded in death by five sisters and one brother.
Robert worked for many years as a truck driver enjoying the open road. He loved to fish, ride motorcycles and was an avid clockmaker. He was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church and had his certificate of license to perform wedding which he felt a calling.
He had three children: Robert Owensby and his wife Lisa of Florida, Lisa Patrick and her husband John of Nebo, and Rhonda Capps and her husband Donnie of Zirconia. He was blessed with seven grandchildren: Kayla Owensby, Jesse Hensley, Courtney Hensley, Cassidy Barnes, David Leakey, Jacob Capps and Alyssa Capps. He also had two great grandchildren Tahya Rose Smith and Jayleigh Hensley and many nieces and nephews. Robert is survived by three sisters: Nellie Curtis of California, Shirley Page, Pauline Adams and brother Jim Leakey all of Marion, NC.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00PM on Monday February 23, 2015 at Thos. Shepherd's church Street Chapel. The family will receive friends at 12:00-2:00PM on Monday prior to service. Interment will follow at Shepherd Memorial Park.
An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting www.thosshepherd.com. Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors are in charge of arrangements.
Published in The Times-News on Feb. 21, 2015
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