of Leslie, AR
April 8, 1939 - January 8, 2020
Leon Redman, age 80 of Leslie, Arkansas passed from this life on Wednesday, January 8th, 2020 at Baptist Health in Little Rock, Arkansas. He was born in Leslie, Arkansas on April 8th, 1939 to Artis Redman and Mary Bratton Redman.Leon was a member of the 1st Baptist Church in Leslie. He was a farmer and enjoyed working around the family farm. He was a member of the Wiley's Cove Masonic Lodge #524. Leon was a life-long resident of the Leslie Community and owned and operated Redman's Grocery for 23 years. His greatest joy was his family, especially the grandkids and great-grandkids. His presence will be greatly missed by his community, friends and family.Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Sharon Holsted Redman of the home; children, Anthony Redman and wife Tammy-Jackson Redman of Leslie and Trena Patterson and husband Randy of Leslie; grandchildren, Julie Blair (Michael) of Marshall, Adam Redman of Marshall and Kimberly Callahan (Jared) of Leslie; seven great-grandchildren, Makela, Audrey, Cooper, Molly, Kreece, Khloe, Rylee and one on the way; siblings, Dale Redman (Daisy) of Haskell, Edward Redman (Nancy) of Harrison, Lewis Redman (Sandy) of Tulsa, OK and Mary Ellen Chance (Bob) of Tulsa, OK; and many other family and friends who will also mourn his passing.Leon is preceded in death by his parents, Artis and Mary Redman; and one brother, Bill Redman.Graveside services for Leon will be 2:00 PM Monday, January 13th, 2020 at Leslie Cemetery with Bro. Chris Reade officiating. Visitation will be 2:00 till 4:00 PM Sunday, January 12th, 2020 at Roller-Coffman Chapel in Marshall. Masonic Lodge #524 will serve as bearers.
My thoughts an prayers are with you an your family.
Sharon we’ So sorry for you’re loss of your sweetheart of 60 years. You and the family will be in our prayers . Jerrel and Lynn
May God bless and comfort you in this time of extreme sorrow. Leon was a good man and neighbor. May he rest in eternal peace.
Sharon, So sorry to learn about Leon's passing. I know how you have been caring for him a long time. It is still hard. Condolences to Anthony, Trena and all the grandchildren and great grands. Keeping you in my prayers.
Sharon and family,We are so sorry to here about Leon's passing. Please know that you and your family will be in our prayers.Love Cecil
Sorry for y’all’s loss prayers
Condolences to the family. We remember last summer sitting on your front porch busting with Leon in his swing. Happy times.
So sorry for your loss. Prayers for all of the family.
Sharon and family: so sorry to hear of Leon's passing. Our prayers are with you.
So sorry to hear about Leon. Lots of memories him pulling us in the snow and being our neighbors. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Sharon and family, so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers r with all of u at this time.
I'm so sorry for you loss.. Great man..prayers for all
To Sharon and family i'm so sorry to hear about Leon i want you all to know your in my prayers i know it's not easy to give are love ones up i had to give my mom up and my other love ones to but i do know they are not suffering anymore but that don't mean we don't miss them i miss my mom but i have good memories of her so one day soon we will reunite with them up in that beautiful place called heaven. love you all Rita
Sharon & Trena and families, we are truly sorry for your loss. We are sorry for everyone that knew him because we will all feel the loss. He was a warm & generous man . The first time we met him he offered us the use of his log splitter & even insisted & BROUGHT IT TO OUR HOME. We never forgot that.
So very sorry for your loss. He was always a friend to all. Hugs to all of you. May God comfort you throughout this time. Love & prayers. Vickie
So sorry to hear of Leon’s passing, really enjoyed my visit with you and Leon on Christmas Day. Will keep you and the rest of the family in our thoughts and prayers.
Sharon, my heart, thoughts and prayers are with your family and you. Sending a big hug,,,,,
Sharon, I am so sorry! You and you family are in my thoughts and prayers!! Love & hugs
My heartfelt condolences for Sharon and family! Praying for all of you.
So sorry for your loss guys.
My heart and prayers are with you and your kidsLove you
Sending my deepest sympathy to all the family.
So sorry Sharon to hear this. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and all of the family.
My heart is so broken at the loss of a dear friend. Sharon and Leon became my family and I send all my love and prayers 😥💕
I am so sorry for your loss, Leon was a good person and friend to all the people of Leslie, and will be missed. I pray our God will give you all strength during this time.
So sorry to hear about Leon passing away..Prayers of comfort to all the family and friends...