Lemon Bay Funeral Home & Cremation Services

2 Buchans Landing, Englewood, FL


Leon D. Gleason

June 13, 1924June 20, 2020

Leon David Gleason (L.D.)(Gunny) 96, born in Elmira N.Y. on June 13, 1924. L.D. was a Sergeant in the Marine corps during WW2 and fought in the Battle of Tarawa. He attended Cornell University and William & Mary earning an engineering degree from William & Mary. He retired from IBM after 44 years. L.D. was an avid sportsman, fisherman and golfer, spending most of his summers in Vermont. He was a member of the American Legion Post 113 and Elks Lodge 2378. He is survived by his wife Mary, a daughter Patricia, two granddaughters, several great-great grandchildren and many friends. No service is planned for Florida, L.D. will go back to his beloved Vermont. Arrangements by Lemon Bay Funeral Home.


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