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Richard Michael Leahew

Richard Michael Leahew, age 49 of Hillsboro, passed away Wednesday, December 18, 2013 after a lengthy illness.

He was a native of Murfreesboro and grew up in the Walter Hill Community. He was preceded in death by his mother, Maxine Young; his grandparents, Sam O. and Estelle Leahew, and Joe and Mattie Young.

Mr. Leahew is survived by his father and step-mother, Robert and Patsy Leahew of Readyville; a half-sister, Robbie Leahew of Murfreesboro; a nephew, Robert "Buddy" Leahew of Readyville; special aunts and uncles, Johnny and Eva Leyhew, Joe and Peggy Leahew, Claude and Frances Leyhew, and Glendon and Wanda Barrett.

Mr. Leahew had attended Powell's Chapel Baptist Church. He was a 1982 graduate of Oakland High School, a former employee of Yates in Smyrna, and was a professional Trap and Skeet shooter.

Visitation will be 12 until 1:30 p.m. Friday, at Woodfin Memorial Chapel. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Friday, at Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Johnny Leyhew will officiate and family and friends will serve as Pallbearers.

An online guestbook is available for Mr. Leahew at

Published in The Daily News Journal on Dec. 20, 2013
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