Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


July 15, 2013

George W. Leader - 1955-2013

LEXINGTON — George W. Leader, 58, of Lexington, passed away Sunday, July 14, 2013, at his home.

Mr. Leader was born Jan. 26, 1955, in Ashland, a son of the late Robert and Bertha Caudill Leader.

Mr. Leader enjoyed a good day at the dog track. He was a talented life-long brick mason. He was a beloved father and grandfather.

He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Lora Leader; a son, Jason Leader of Lexington; two daughters, Stephanie (Marcus) Bowen of Brodhead and Crystle (Russ) Arnold of Cynthiana; three brothers, Sonny (Lila) Clutter of Camas, Wash., David (Kathy) Leader of Catlettsburg and Edwin “Jr.” Caudill of Ashland; three sisters, Joyce (Gary) Steele of Catlettsburg, Lynette Baldridge of Greenup and Cheryl Conley of Greenup; three grandchildren, Annamarie Leader, Abigail Bowen and John Russell Arnold; and two special pets, Rose and Clyde.    

Funeral services will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at Reed Funeral Home in Greenup.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 18, 2013, at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North East in Greenup County.

Condolences may be sent to reedfuneralhome.us

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