Jeremiah LeFlore was born on December 23, 1942 in Bennington to Jerry and Mary (Barcus) LeFlore and went Home to be with his Lord and Savior on July 21, 2014 at his home in Calera at the age of 71 years, 6 months and 28 days.
Jeremiah attended elementary school at Jones Academy, graduated from Bennington High School and in 1963, attended Chilocco Indian School where he learned auto mechanics. Jeremiah proudly served his country in the United States Army, serving during the Vietnam Conflict earning many awards including the Vietnam Service Medal w/4 Bronze Stars. Jeremiah was Honorably Discharged on March 25, 1980. Jeremiah dearly loved his Lord and began his life preaching the gospel. He was proud of his Choctaw heritage and he enjoyed fishing, photography and reading and studying the bible.
Jeremiah was preceded in death by his parents, Jerry and Mary LeFlore and sister, Esther Bob.
Jeremiah is survived by his sons, Charles LeFlore and wife Jeanette LeFlore of Durant and Dale Roberts of Ada; granddaughters, Ashlee Rosas, Zoee LeFlore and soon to be born, Alexa LeFlore; sister, Alice Homer; brother Neimiah Gibson and wife Margaret Gibson and numerous nieces and nephews.
A celebration of Jeremiah's life will be held at 10:00 AM Monday, July 28, 2014 at Brown's Funeral Service Chapel with Rev. Gene Wilson and Rev. Olin Williams officiating. Interment with Military Honors will follow in Bennington Cemetery with Charles LeFlore, Dillard Polk, Kevin Fox, Marcus Polk, Chris Choate, Timothy Polk and Micah Polk serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be James Patty, Steven Gibson and Dustin Hamby. The family will receive friends at the Funeral Home on Sunday evening from 6-8 PM. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.brownsfuneralservice.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of Brown's Funeral Service, Durant.