Mark W. Leavell

Dr. Mark W. Leavell, 52, of Chesterfield, passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2013. He was born Jan. 24, 1961, in Waynesboro. He was predeceased by his father, William Leavell.

Mark was the bishop of the United Free Catholic Church, the pastor and teacher of All Saints Chapel, Todos los Santos, Guadalupe, and St. Mary's.

He is survived by: his wife, Patricia "Pattie" Leavell; his son, Christopher (Shelby); grandson, Kellan; his daughter, Nicole; mother, Peggy Leavell; "mutter-in-law," Ruby Keeler; four brothers; and one sister.

A memorial Mass will be held Saturday, April 20, 2013, at 3 p.m. in English at All Saints Chapel, 14211 Courthouse Road, Dinwiddie, and on Sunday, April 21, 2013, at 5 p.m. in English/Spanish at Brookland United Methodist Church, 2501 Staples Mill Road, Richmond.

If desired, contributions may be made to the All Saints Chapel Food Bank, P.O. Box 247, Dinwiddie, VA 23841.

Funeral arrangements by the Colonial Heights Chapel of the E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes and Crematory, 2033 Blvd. Condolences may be registered at

Funeral Home

E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes & Crematory
2033 Boulevard  Colonial Heights, VA 23834
(804) 526-3400

Published in The Progress-Index on Apr. 19, 2013