Leonard D. Hixson, 84, passed away on July 24 at a local care center. A native of Corry, PA, he came to this area from there in 1960. Leonard served his country in the Army and retired as a rural mail carrier for the US Postal Service. He was a member of AARP and the Rural Letter Carrier Association. He leaves behind to cherish his memory his son Leonard D. Hixson, Jr. of DeLand, daughters, Jerry May and Terry Hixson both of Orange City, Tim Hendry of Tallahassee and Kim Sanford of DeLand, his sister Carol Gates of Syracuse, NY and his brother Ronnie Hixson of Texas and numerous grand and great grandchildren. The family will celebrate his life with a service at the Halifax Health Hospice West Volusia Care Center Chapel at 5:00 pm on Saturday, July 26. The family has requested memorials in his name to Halifax Health Hospice of Volusia Flagler, 3800 Woodbriar Trail, Port Orange, FL 32129 or to the Humane Society. You are invited to share your memories with the family at www.lankfordfuneralhome.com.
Lankford Funeral Homes & Crematory
220 E. New York Ave. Deland, FL 32724
Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal on July 27, 2014