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Leonard Jerry McGaskey

January 4, 1944 — October 16, 2023



Leonard Jerry McGaskey, 79, of Calhoun, Georgia, passed away on Monday, October 16, 2023. He was born on January 4, 1944, to the late Robert and Gertrude McGaskey. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Ethel Cope and Gay McGaskey, and son-in-law, Dennis Morris.

Leonard worked for Mannington as a machine mechanic for 20 years and the Dixie Group prior to retirement. He loved John Wayne and was an avid Atlanta Braves fan.

Leonard is survived by his wife, Betty McGaskey; sons, Michael (Audra) James, Barry (Ruth) James, Patrick (Beth) James, J.R. Henson; daughters, Kadie Mae Morris, Margie Bridges, Miranda Thurman, Thelma (Gerald) Culberson, Melonie (Leamon) Smith, Holli Chamlee; brother, Larry McGaskey; sisters, Shirley Gunn and Barbara White; grandchildren, Chris, Lisa, William, Cindy, Joey, Jessica, Alisha, Collin, Patrick, Preston, Peyton, Paizlee, Spencer, Corbin, Brandon, King, Jesse, Zack, Kate, Kolbey, Dakota L., Brittany, Kiersten, Dakota H., Devin, and Brooklin; multiple great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be held on Sunday October 22, 2023, at 3:00 PM from the Chapel of Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home with Rev. Dean Clark officiating.

The family request that flowers be omitted, and contributions be forwarded to Max Brannon & Sons Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1027, Calhoun, Georgia, 30703 or you can call (706) 629-4508 with a credit card payment to help with final expenses. The family would like to thank you for your consideration.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, October 22, 2023, from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM at Max Brannon and Sons Funeral Home.

The Brannon family and staff are honored to serve the family of Leonard Jerry McGaskey.

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