Herchel Leon "Jack" Leneave

Herchel Leon "Jack" Leneave, age 90, of Crestview, Florida, a native of Cadiz, Kentucky, passed away Friday, November 3, 2017, at his home in Crestview.  Mr. Leneave served in the United States Armed Forces for 24 years and among his many medals and awards were one Silver Star, two Bronze Stars, and the Purple Heart.  He had the honor of serving under Generals Patton, LeMay, Clark, and Westmoreland.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Diane Leneave of Crestview, Florida; two sons, Dale Alan Leneave (Heather) of Columbia, South Carolina, and Herschel Ray (Debbie) Leneave of Chicago, Illinois; one daughter, Audrey Mae (Ken) Walstrom of Fort Walton Beach, Florida; nine grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; and two sisters, June (William) Allen of Princeton, Kentucky, and Betty Soprych of Hickory Hills, Illinois.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Rabon and Irene Colson Leneave; one daughter, Barbara Gail Leneave; two brothers, Mack Leneave and Bobby Ray Leneave; and one sister, Linda "Mickey" Keller.  

Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main Street in Cadiz, where the family will receive friends from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Thursday, November 9, 2017, with the funeral service to begin at 12:00 PM, with Dr. Tom Martin officiating.  Burial with full military honors will follow in Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West in Hopkinsville, Kentucky.  

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Just seen this online. So sorry for your loss. We were neighbors years ago on Koffman Dr. Hope all are doing well.

Please accept our most sincerest condolences. Our prayers are with you and your family. May God grant your family strength an serenity through this difficult moment your family is enduring. God has promised us that we will soon be reunited with our loved one. "There is going to be a resurrection," the Bible confirms at Acts 24:15. "Do not be amazed at this, "Jesus assures as, "for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out"-John 5:28,29

Although no words can really help to ease the loss you bear, just know that you are very close in every thought and prayer. Love, Cindy and family

Herchel has been a wonderful neighbor to us the past two years. My son absolutely loved seeing him and Hope walking over to chat everyday. He will be missed on Pine Lake Drive. Thinking of you Diane and the rest of your family.

Rest in peace Uncle Jack.
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