He was a veteran of the United States Army and was retired from Hardwood Frames as an upholsterer.
He was the son of the late Clyde and Nina Leffew. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Elizabeth Leffew.
Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Alleyne Leffew; sons and spouses: Roscoe and Amy Leffew of Birchwood, and Lucas and Rozetta Leffew of Riceville; daughters and spouses: Ananda and Claude Brackett of Cleveland, and Michelle and David Harrington of Old Fort; very special granddaughters: Katlyn Ramage, Alleynea Sheldon and Jessica Ramsey; several other grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brothers: Randy, Kenny, Alfred and Gene Leffew; sisters: Linda Beatty and Debbie Leffew, all of Soddy Daisy; and several nieces and nephews.
A Remembrance of Life service will be held 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at the Wildwood Chapel of the Jim Rush Funeral Homes with Isaac Hamilton officiating.
The family will receive friends this evening from 5 to 8 at the funeral home.
Please share your memories and condolences with the family at www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com.