Leon Detherage, age 86, of Benton passed away Friday, May 30, 2014.
He was born Nov. 24, 1927, in Price, Ark.
Mr. Detherage was an Army veteran of World War II and was retired from Reynolds Metals. He was a longtime member of Ten Mile Baptist Church.
Mr. Detherage was preceded in death by his father, Claude Detherage; his mother, Alice Detherage Henderson; and his wife, Helen Detherage.
He is survived by two sons, Charles Detherage and wife Linda of Benton and Gary Detherage and wife DeLynn of Russellville; his brother, W.T. Detherage and wife Mary Pearl of East End; three grandchildren, Coy Detherage, David Detherage and Susan Hudson and husband Tony; and two great-grandchildren, Dylan and Gage Hudson.
Visitation will be held from 9 to 10 a.m. Monday, June 2, at Ashby Funeral Home. Funeral service will follow at 10 a.m.
Burial will be in Ten Mile Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers are David Detherage, Coy Detherage, Lyle Smith, Lane Smith, Mark Smith and Bryce Minner.
Memorials may be made to the Arkansas Alzheimer’s Association, 204 Executive Court, Suite 301, Little Rock, AR 72205.
Online guest book at www.ashbyfuneralhome.com.