Sturgeon Leathers, 89, of Bardstown passed away Saturday, October 17, 2020 at his residence. He was born on June 26, 1931 in Nelson County, a retired dairy farmer and the last few years as a independent sales consultant for Southwestern Petroleum Company, a past member of the Kentucky Baptist Disaster Relief Team, a representative for Gideon International, and a member of Wickland Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lela B. and Windell Leathers; and two sisters, Dorothy McCarty and Frances Hardison.
He is survived by his wife, Frances Cook Leathers; two daughters, Janet Gayle Slusher of Louisville and Sandra Kaye Winter of Independence, KY; two sons, Lonnie Lynn Leathers of Bardstown and David Wayne Leathers of Warner Robins, Georgia; two sisters, Josephine Benson of Murray, KY and Betty Upshaw of Winston Salem, NC; brother, Rudolph Leathers of Bloomfield; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
His funeral service will be at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at Barlow Funeral Home with burial in Valley Cemetery. Bro. Rodney Lynch will be officiating. Visitation will be from 5 till 8 P.M. Tuesday, October 20, 2020 and 9 till 11 A.M. Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at Barlow Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may go to International Gideon.
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