Athens Review, Athens, Texas

September 25, 2012

Weldon Leopard


The Athens Review

Athens — Weldon Leopard of Malakoff passed away on Sept. 23, 2012 in Tyler, at the age of 87.

Weldon was born on Jan. 17, 1925 in Henderson County to Albert William Leopard and Velma Leota Chesser Leopard.

Weldon was in the Merchant Marines during World War II, and the Army from 1948 to 1949.

He was a self-employed photographer for many years.

He is survived by his wife of many years, Welma Leopard, daughters, Luana Price of Fort Worth, Jacquie and husband Rick Smith of Tool, three grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Albert Williams and Velma Leota Leopard, brother, Alfred Leopard, sisters, Vera Jo and Helen.

Visitation will be held from noon to 1 p.m., on Sept. 26, 2012 at Huckabee/Tomlinson Funeral Home, Malakoff.     

Service will follow at 1 p.m. at Huckabee/Tomlinson Funeral Home, Malakoff.

Interment will be at Malakoff Cemetery, officiated by the Rev. Casey Perry.