Leonard M. Ladieu, age 90, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 28, at his residence.
Born on April 28, 1926, in Haverhill, Massachusetts, Leonard was the son of the late Cassius Marcus Ladieu and the late Pearl Martell Raynor.
He served his country in the United States Navy during World War II and previously worked as an electrician for the City of Los Angeles and retired after 15 years. He attended the Jehovah’s Witness church. Leonard married Roberta Manning on Aug. 1, 1959. He enjoyed wood working and especially loved breeding Cocker Spaniels.
In addition to his wife, Roberta of 57 years, he is survived by his sons, Jeffery Walkowiak, Brian Walkowiak, Leonard Marcus Ladieu, Michael Ladieu; daughters, Randa Alford, Sharyn Haynes, Roberta Dejoya; 10 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
Heritage Funeral Home in Columbia is assisting the family with arrangements. You may share condolences with the family at the Heritage Funeral Home website: www.TnFunerals.com.