Doyle Wayne Leadbetter, 79, of Glen Allen, MO, passed away on December 9, 2018 at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau, MO.
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Wayne was born on September 30, 1939, son of Paul and Myrtle Eaker Leadbetter. Wayne and Beth Gray were united in marriage on December 25, 1966.
Wayne enjoyed sitting on the porch watching birds, gardening, woodworking and loved all the nature God created. He also was a huge St. Louis Cardinals fan and his favorite bird was the Cardinal.
Survivors include his beloved wife Beth of the home; daughter Lisa (Kenny) Whitener of Glen Allen, MO; son Todd (Heather) Leadbetter of Grassy, MO; 2 brothers Arvil (Reba) Leadbetter of Marble Hill, MO., Larry (Brenda) Leadbetter of Grassy, MO; 3 sisters Glenda (Bill) Woodard of Grassy, MO., Neda (Tony) Chambliss of San Angelo, TX., Melba Leadbetter of Marble Hill, MO; 4 grandchildren Erin (Lance) Ward, Katelin Whitener, Lindsey (Devin) Yount, Clayton Whitener; 5 great-grandchildren Zaylee, Conner, Arie, Waylon, Sawyer; nieces, nephews, and a friend to many.
He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers Kenneth (Corrine) Leadbetter and Cletus (late Mary) Leadbetter; 3 sisters Wanda (late James) Williams, Karen (late James) Abbott and Infant sister Dorothy Leadbetter.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at the Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill, MO.
Funeral Service will be conducted 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at the Funeral Home with Rev. Jamie Hovis officiating. Interment will take place in the Kinder Cemetery near Glen Allen, MO.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions are appreciated to the Kinder Cemetery Fund.