Esther Naomi (Loudon) Leatherberry
Boiling Springs, SC: Esther Naomi (Loudon) Leatherberry, 90, passed away peacefully at Wesley Court Assisted Living, Friday, December 11, 2020. Born August 4, 1930, she was the wife of the late Robert Earl Leatherberry, and the daughter of the late B.W. (Burdette) and Edith Pelley Loudon.
Mrs. Leatherberry graduated from Minerva High School in 1949, and married Robert (Bob) Earl Leatherberry on June 30, 1950. She worked for many years at the Minerva Dairy, and later owned and operated the Southern Inn in Minerva and The Towne Shoppe in Malvern for several years. She and Bob owned and operated a Ford dealership in Stockbridge, Michigan from 1965 – 1999. They also owned and operated Movie Theatres in Pensacola, Florida from 1983 – 1999. She loved playing 500 Rum and taught all her grandchildren and great grandchildren to play.
She is survived by four children Lucinda Jacobs (Kevin), Roberta Steward (Bobby), Jody Leatherberry (Amanda) and Darrin Leatherberry (Amanda); twenty five grandchildren and their spouses, Lisa, Kim, Rhonda, Josh (Angela), Stacy (Craig), Amanda, Ashley (Ray), Sara (Nick), Eric (Julie), Molly (James), Sheridan, Sydney, Loudon, Abe, Tommy, Gus, twins Nola & Lucy, and Henry; 25 great grandchildren and their spouses, Andre (Lisa), Jacob (Rita), Clayton (Kristian), Peyton (Dustin), Morgan, Zachary, Jacob, Devon, Ethan, Hendrix, Jemma, Kayden, Kenley, Layla, Remington, Ilah, Brynlee, Emily, Jillian, Madison and Lula; nine great great grandchildren, Layla, Brittney, Karma, Carmine, Bonnie, Blaine, Zane, Stella and Lennon; a brother Walter D Loudon; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a sister Sara Wolf and a brother James Loudon.
A visitation and celebration of her life will be 1:00pm – 3:00pm Saturday December 19, 2020 at Bobo Funeral Chapel.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial be made to Wesley Court Assisted Living, 916 Wesley Court, Boiling Springs, SC 29316 or to Halcyon Hospice, 300 E Henry St, Spartanburg, SC 29302.
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