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 (1940 - 2018)

Major General, US Army (Ret.)

Passed away in Manassas, VA, on September 27, 2018. He was a family icon, a distinguished military man, and a servant to his people. Through a non-profit organization, Taia, he led infrastructure, peace building, and food security initiatives in Sierra Leone and Liberia. General Leigh was the General Manager of ITC Bank and US Administrator for Maritime  He is survived by his beloved wife, Karyn Trder-Leigh; his sister, Alice Peoples (Greg), his children Frederick White, Tracey A. Leigh, William Leigh, and Jade Moore; three granddaughters, Tisha Griffith, Olivia Leigh, and Sunniah Spradley, and one grandson, Dorian White.

WAKE KEEPING:  Visitation for family and friends will held at Demaine Funeral Home, 5308 Backlick Rd, Springfield, VA, on Monday, October 8, 2018, from 3 pm to 6 p.m.

FUNERAL: Funeral service will be held Tuesday, October 9, at Fort Myer Memorial Chapel, 101 McNair Rd., Arlington, VA, at 11 a.m. preceded by a viewing at 10 a.m.

Hon. Rudolph Sherman, Jr. – 973-666-6906
Consul General, Liberian Consulate General
Annie Otto – 612-408-5557
Ruvelle Jones – 443-536-5139

* He was a guiding light who was always on and a true soldier for Christ who never stopped fighting for his people.  You will be missed but never forgotten. Well done Cousin Fred.