DeLANEY, Leon L., 89, of Lake Placid went to be with his Lord on Friday night June 20, 2014 at his residence. A native of Avon Park, Mr. DeLaney was born on Sep-tember 14, 1924 to parents, Stella (Butts) and Edgar DeLaney. Mr. DeLaney was a graduate of the Avon Park Senior High School Class of 1943. He was the owner and operator of Leon's Sporting Goods store in Avon Park. He moved to Lake Placid several years ago after retiring. Mr. DeLaney was of the Baptist Faith. An avid fisherman, Mr. DeLaney enjoyed fishing both in salt and fresh water lakes and bays and also enjoyed a good round of golf. He loved spending time with his family and friends. Mr. DeLaney is survived by his loving children, Linda G. Alexander of Sebring and Don DeLaney Sr. of Morriston; also a grandson, Don DeLaney Jr. of Tampa; granddaughter, Sara Pewitt of Winter Haven; one great- grandson; and many extended family members. Services for Mr. DeLaney will be held at a later date. Words of comfort to the family and a video tribute of Mr. DeLaney's life can be seen by visiting www.scottfuneralservices.com. Cremation arrange-ments entrusted with the Scott Funeral Home 504 W. Interlake Blvd. Lake Placid, FL 33852 863-465-4134.
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Published in TBO.com on June 25, 2014