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David Donald Leath, 63, passed away on April 22, 2020. Born March 2, 1957 to the late Leroy and Elizabeth Leath, he was the youngest of nine siblings. He was preceded in death by his siblings; Leroy Leath, Pauline (Leath) Johnson, James Gordon Leath and Rose Kern Leath. He was a member of Union Hill Missionary Baptist Church. He is a 1975 graduate of Brainerd High School and formerly employed at Giorgio Men’s Warehouse. He leaves to cherish his memory, his loving daughter, Lizabeth Leath Atlanta, GA; other loving and devoted family members, one sister, Anita (Leath) Jones; three brothers, John (Paula) Leath of Germantown, TN., Randall (Shelia), and Michael (Donna) Leath, of Chattanooga, TN; sister-in-law, Sharon Leath; a host of nephews, nieces, great nephews, great nieces, cousins, and friends. A private graveside service was held at Lakewood Memory Garden, East on Friday, May 1, 2020 at 12 noon with Pastor Samuel R. Jackson, officiating. Arrangements entrusted to John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 423-622-9995.

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  • Wednesday, April 22, 2020
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ John P. Franklin Funeral Home
  • Friday, April 24, 2020
    John,I was so sorry to learn of your brother’s passing. I am sending my sincere condolences to you and your family. I am praying that God gives you solace at time.
    ~ Gracelia Daniel Moore   Chattanooga, TN
  • Thursday, April 30, 2020
    My thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time. May God watch over and keep each of you.
    ~ Cheryl Smith   Ooltewah, TN
  • Saturday, May 2, 2020
    so Sorry for your loss!
    ~ Mr. And Mrs. Marvin and Denise Smith   Ooltewah, TN