Services will be held at a later date for Jesse V. Leatherwood, 70, of Bandon.
Jesse was born July 15, 1942, in Franklin, N.C., to Jess and Ada (Lenior) Leatherwood. He passed away Feb. 13, 2013, in Springfield.
When Jesse turned 18, he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps
where he proudly serve for four years. Jesse worked for 37 years at General Mills in Lodi, Calif. He retired in 2004 and moved to Bandon.
He enjoyed fishing trips with Prowler Charters, hunting with his son and spending time with his many friends and family.
Jesse is survived by his best friend and loving wife of 47 years, Janice; son, Don Leatherwood and wife, Jackie; daughter, Terry Lockheart and husband, Kevin; grandson, Kory; and granddaughter, Kayla.