A. Leon Brassfield

A. Leon Brassfield LUBBOCK-Services for Leon Brassfield, 89, of Lubbock will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, in Lubbock's Faith Tabernacle UPC Church. Burial will follow in Southland's Resthaven Cemetery under the guidance of Englunds Funeral Service of Slaton. Leon was born Oct. 31, 1923, in Dyersburg, Tenn. He passed from this life Jan. 23, 2013. He attended school in Dyersburg. Leon moved to Lubbock in 1953. He married Jeanette Rich on July 3, 1954, in Lubbock. Leon retired from the City of Lubbock water department. His survivors include his wife, Jeanette; sons, Robert, Marland and Marvin; daughters, Sudell Gregg, Debbie Roof and Cynthia Beard; brothers, Billy Brassfield and Wayne Essary; along with 11 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. The family will have visitation at the funeral home tonight from 6 to 7 p.m.

Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Jan. 25, 2013