Melvin Eugene Leeman

October 13, 2020


Manchester - Melvin Eugene Leeman, age 75 years and 9 months, of Manchester, passed away on Tuesday, October 13, 2020, at Stonecrest Medical Center in Smyrna following a short illness.

Graveside services for Mr. Melvin Eugene Leeman will be conducted on Friday, October 16, 2020 at 11 AM in the Riverside Cemetery in Woodbury. Visitation with the family will be held on Thursday, October 15 from 4 - 8 PM in the Coffee County Funeral Chapel.

Mr. Leeman was a native of Cannon County and a member of the Manchester Church of Christ and served as a deputy sheriff on both Coffee and Bedford counties. He was a self-employed bondsman until his retirement in 2010. He was also a proud United States Marine Veteran.

Mr. Leeman is survived by his wife of 52 years, Judy Elaine Wales Leeman; daughters, Kim Curtis (Steve) of Athens, AL, Kay Gibbs (Kevin) of Bell Buckle, TN; grandchildren, Danielle French (Alex) of Murfreesboro, TN, Caleb Gibbs, Logan Gibbs, Laurel Curtis, and Lindey Curtis; sisters, Agnes Smith (Marvin) of Murfreesboro, Lida Hockett (Basiel) of Beech Grove, Jane Pirtle of Murfreesboro, Ola Duggin (Virgil) of Woodbury; several nieces and nephews and a host of friends.

Mr. Leeman is preceded in death by his parents, Mitchell and Bessie Higgins Leeman of Cannon County; sister Mildred Duke; brothers-in-law, Donald Duke and Ron Pirtle.

Coffee County Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the Leeman family.

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