Leon Compton

September 3, 1934 ~ April 13, 2020 (age 85)


 Memorial services for Leon Compton, 85, of Irving and formerly of Alto are pending. Mr. Compton died Monday, April 13, 2020 in Tyler, Texas. He was born September 3, 1934 in Weches, Texas to Lee Thadeus Compton and Monnie Boykin Compton. He grew up in East Texas and attended Glover School near Weches where he and his twin brother starred on the basketball team. He lived most of his life in Irving, Texas and worked for 41 years as a credit manager for Coca-Cola. He was Baptist and had last attended Crestview Baptist in Irving. Leon was preceded in death by his parents, twin brother Cleon, brothers James Lee, Thomas Mack, Acey and Joe, sisters Hazel Saxton and Myrtle Peacock and grandson Joshua Ausmus. He is survived by daughters Tammy Compton Carraway (Kaiser) of Alto and Jennifer Kristi Cabello (Jerry) of Alto, step son Dean Crosby II (Isabella) of Ennis as well as grandchildren Derek Carraway, Whitney Ness ,Westen Cabello, Brittany Menchaca and Mia Crosby and great grandchildren Joshua Byrd and Logan Menchaca.

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