David Michael “Mike” Leon, 71, of Lake Kiowa, Texas, went to be with the Lord on August 13, 2019, after a battle with cancer. He was born on June 27, 1948, in Athens, Tennessee. He was a graduate of Oak Ridge High School in 1966, and he served his country in the United States Navy aboard the Franklin D. Roosevelt. Mike had many hobbies over the years including motocross racing, fishing, golfing, traveling, and spending time with family. He was a positive light to those around him, and was always first to give glory to God.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Ellen Leon. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Donna Hall Leon; daughter Mary Alison Jordan (husband Jeremy), and Ashley Michelle Hopkins (husband Jon); grandchildren Harrison and Genevieve; step-grandchildren Natalie, Kristen, and Austin; step-great-grandchildren James and George. He is also survived by his brothers Bill Leon and Chris Leon (wife Linda).
A special thanks to Kimberly, Ronda, Emily, and Tyler from Trio Hospice for their wonderful care. A graveside service will be at DFW National Cemetery at a date to be determined. Additionally, a celebration of life will be held in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, at a later date.