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David Leon Averett

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David Leon Averett Obituary

David Leon Averett, 75, of Live Oak, CA, passed away on August 28, 2016 after a short illness, with his loving wife Betty, children and grandchildren by his side.

Leon was born in Merced, CA on May 28, 1941. He was preceded in death by his parents Leonard and Ethel Averett.

Leon is survived by his wife of 55 years, Betty; son Doug Averett (Kim); daughters Rebecca Howell (Bennie), Marie Howell (Rick); six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Brother Robert Averett (Claudine); sisters Janice Hutcherson (Paul), Patricia Doughtie (Bob), Barbara Davidson (Gary) and numerous nieces and nephews.

Leon worked in underground construction traveling to various places with Betty by his side, retiring after 45 years.

Leon enjoyed and took great pride in his work. He always had a sense of humor that everyone loved. Leon enjoyed traveling, gardening, rooting for his favorite team, the S.F. Giants and spending time with his family, especially his grandkids.

A memorial service to honor Leon's life will be held at the Father's House, Live Oak, CA, on September 9, 2016 at 11:00 am. A private burial will be at the Live Oak Cemetery.

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Published in Appeal Democrat from Sept. 4 to Sept. 7, 2016
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