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Leon DeMott

November 18, 1948 March 13, 2011
Leon DeMott
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Obituary for Leon DeMott

Leon DeMott, Sr. of Hartland passed away at home in the care of his family March 13, 2011 after a long battle with cancer.

Leon was born November 18, 1948 in Flint to parents Kenneth DeMott and Rexine (nee. Kingsbury) Holbeck.

Leon married Sherry in 1969 in Union, Missouri. The couple was blessed by the births of their two children Leon, Jr. and Sherry Lee. They were additionally blessed when their family extended to include Jennifer and Bill, and the beloved grandchildren Haileigh, Savannah and Jaycob.

Leon was an avid fan of Ford products and classic cars. He was a member of the Classic Legends Car Club. He enjoyed anything and everything to do with cars and especially loved spending time with his grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents Kenneth DeMott & Rexine Holbeck, brothers Keith & Dennis DeMott, & sister Lorraine (Richard) Smith.

Survived by Sherry (nee. Ostrander) his beloved wife of 41 years; son Leon Jr. (Jennifer) DeMott, daughter Sherry Lee (Bill) DeMott; grandson Jaycob, granddaughters Haileigh & Savannah; brothers Harold (Mary) DeMott & Norman DeMott, sister in law Clara DeMott, stepfather Ronald Holbeck also many nieces, nephews, extended family & dear friends.

Funeral from First United Methodist Church, 400 E. Grand River Ave, Brighton, Thursday 11 AM. The Rev. Dr. Sherry Parker & Rev. John Ball to officiate. Friends may visit at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 404 E. Liberty St., Milford, Tuesday 5-9 PM and Wednesday 12-9 PM.

Memorials encouraged to the church.

For further information, phone 248.684.6645.


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