Donald Paul Leary, 76, of Hendersonville passed away Wednesday September 17, 2014 at Sunnybrook Assisted Living. A native of Morristown, NJ, he lived in Hendersonville since 1982. Donald proudly served his country in the Marine Corps, serving three tours of duty in Vietnam. He was a member of Mud Creek Baptist Church who loved God, his family, and motorcycles.
Survivors include June Leary of Hendersonville; Brian and Christine Huberth of Charlotte; Harry and Diana Wilson of Hendersonville: Dorothy Miller of Florida; Larry Leary of New Jersey; and his grandchildren, Corey, Joseph, Celeste, Chance, Cooper, and Reece, all of whom he loved dearly.
A memorial service will be at 2:00 pm Sunday in the Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel. Dr. Robert Geiger will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Homes for Our Troops, HFOT, 6 Main Street, Taunton, MA 02780.
Don was a great friend, always had a smile, a joke and fun to ride with. He will be missed greatly!!
A sweetheart of a guy. Rough & tough Marine with a gentle and kind soul. He’ll be missed.
June, Brian, and Diane:
I will always remember Donald coming into Don’s office with his briefcase and any mail that he set aside for Don. I will miss him til I see him again in heaven. You are in my prayers.