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.