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J. Wayne Leathers

January 5, 1941 August 9, 2018
J. Wayne Leathers
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J. Wayne Leathers

Durham: J. Wayne Leathers, 77, died Thursday, August 9, 2018, at his home. He was born in Durham, the son of the late J. Dempsey Leathers and Virginia House Leathers. Mr. Leathers was a retired machinist and a member of Rose of Sharon Baptist Church.

Mr. Leathers is survived by his wife, Mary Lou Seibert Leathers; son, Tim Leathers and wife Tina; daughter, Traci Ashley and husband Bryan; grandchildren, Lauren Leathers, Kim Leathers, Jason Leathers, Duke Ashley and wife Amanda, Luke Ashley and wife Julie, Lindsay Ashley, Isaac Ashley, Drew Ashley, Jeremiah Ashley, Mason Ashley; 3 step-grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; sister, Judy Bridges and husband Dwight; sister-in-law, Marty Seibert and nephew, Keven Bridges.

A funeral service will be held 11 am, Monday, August 13, at Rose of Sharon Baptist Church with Rev. Jeff McCarthy officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm, Sunday, August 12 at Clements Funeral Home in Durham.

Flowers are acceptable or memorial donations can be made to Rose of Sharon Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 4109 Guess Rd, Durham, NC 27712.

The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. in Durham. Online condolences may be sent to

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6:00 AM 8/12/2018 6:00:00 AM - 8:00 PM 8/12/2018 8:00:00 PM
Clements Funeral Home

1105 Broad St.
Durham, NC 27705

Clements Funeral Home
1105 Broad St. Durham 27705 NC
United States

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11:00 AM 8/13/2018 11:00:00 AM
Rose of Sharon Baptist Church

4109 Guess Road
Durham, NC 27712

Rose of Sharon Baptist Church
4109 Guess Road Durham 27712 NC
United States

Cemetery Details


Rose of Sharon Baptist Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

4109 Guess Rd
Durham, NC 27712

4109 Guess Rd Durham 27712 NC
United States

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