DeHart, William “Leon”

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William “Leon” DeHart, 86, of Roanoke formerly of Floyd passed away on Friday, June 1, 2018. He was a long time member of Grace Church, where he served as Deacon for many years. Leon served his country in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Alvis and Edith DeHart; brother, Herman A. DeHart.

Leon is survived by his wife of 67 years, Margie M. DeHart; children, Kathy D. Cole (Barry), Melinda D. Powell (Steven), Alan DeHart (Kim), Michael DeHart (Rocio); eight grandchildren, Charlie Cole (Melissa), Christy Cole, Nicholas Cole (Dyann), Megan Powell, MacKenzie DeHart, Carson DeHart, Brandi DeHart, Preston DeHart; eight great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Joyce DeHart, Lorene Powers, Nancy Moran, Adrian Parisio, Carlene Moran, Marie Peters, Melanie Moran; brothers-in-law, Alfred Moran, Clayton Moran, Roger Moran and Wendell Peters.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, June 4, 2018 at Grace Church with the Rev. Tim Martin officiating. Interment will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Monday at Lee Cemetery, Tuggles Gap (Floyd). The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 3, 2018 at Oakey’s South Chapel.

Donations may be made to Blue Ridge Pregnancy Center, 1950 Thomson Dr. #A, Lynchburg, VA 24501 or Choose Life America, P O Box 830152, Ocala, FL 34483.