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Leon Tisdale, April 13, 1926~September 13, 2016

101-copyLeon Tisdale, 90, of Fayetteville passed away Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at his home.  He was born April 13, 1926 in Fayetteville to Dewey and Julia Baker Tisdale.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having seen action in the Philippine Islands during WWII; was an M.P. in occupied Japan and served state-side during the Korean Conflict.

He is survived by his wife, Altis Tisdale of the home; his children, Gary Tisdale and wife, Kathy of Kingfisher, OK, Dewey Tisdale and wife, Brenda of Fayetteville and Judy Ross and husband, Mike of Fayetteville; 6 grandchildren; 3 step-grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and 7 step-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 10:00 A.M. Friday, September 16, 2016 at Beard’s Chapel with Luke George officiating.  Interment will follow in Round Mountain Cemetery under the direction of Beard’s Chapel.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 P.M. Thursday, September 15, 2016 at the funeral home.

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    Norma Alford » 14. Sep, 2016

    Son very sorry for your loss Judy and Mike “Ross .

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    Jerry and Vicky Logue » 14. Sep, 2016

    We’re so sorry for your loss. Praying for comfort for your family.

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    Zach Stachey » 15. Sep, 2016

    Just wanted to say Love you guys and you have been in my prayers! I am thankful for all you do in our lives, and what a blessing you are to the Kingdom!

    In Christ,
    Pastor Zach Stachey

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    Name » 15. Sep, 2016

    Family I worked a lot of years around Leon, he was a great man, I will be out of town and can’t Come but my prayers are with you.

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    Bill Rogers » 15. Sep, 2016

    Sorry for you loss, I sure had a lot of respect for Leon or Pappy as we called him, I will be out of town and will not able to come to the service. My prayers for the family.