Mr. Leamon Best
July 25, 1933 - December 28, 2015
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Leamon Best, 82, died peacefully at his home in Ruston on Monday, December 28, 2015. Leamon was born July 25, 1933 in Rayville and grew up in Delhi.Leamon attended Louisiana Tech University where he played third base for the Bulldog baseball team and served as a trainer for the Tech football team. It was at…

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Bob, Kim and Drew Carson left a message on December 31, 2015:
Our sincere condolences To your family in the loss of Mr. Best. We miss our USM baseball family.
Keith Kelley left a message on December 31, 2015:
Jeff, I was sorry to read of your Dad's passing. I didn't realize that he and my dad were both born in 1933. Some of my earliest memories are of watching your dad conduct the most organized practices of your baseball games. In addition to ya'll having talent your teams were always the best prepared by far. I also don't ever remember entering Temple Baptist Church whether it be a Wednesday, Sunday Morning or Evening that I didn't see both your Mom and Dad. He lived a long and full life and you were lucky to call him 'Dad".
Kim Craig left a message on December 30, 2015:
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family Ms. Best
Jo Patterson left a message on December 30, 2015:
I worked with Mr. Best @ the Baptist Retirement Center, He was a wonderful Administrator, The best of the best bosses, Great since of humor, and truly was a blessing to his staff & his residents. He was always was compassionate & kind, Never raised his voice, wonderful memories of a true humanitarian. Mrs. Mammie, I pray God wraps His arms around you & your family and give you peace.
Julie Kirkpatrick left a message on December 29, 2015:
I worked with Mr Best at the Baptist Retirement Center and have way to many memories to list. He was an awesome Administrator and his love for his residents was always present. Mrs. Mable, you are in my prayers, as well as the rest of your family. I know you all share many happy memories and rest assured you will see him again.
Kilpatrick Funeral Homes left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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