Don Everette Leak, son of Everette Leroy and Alma Jean (Hall) Leak, was born on January 14, 1941 in Prairie Grove, Arkansas and departed this life on Monday, August 26, 2019 surrounded by loved ones at his home near Westville, Oklahoma at 78 years of age.
He attended grade school at Proctor and graduated from Westville High School. Don enlisted in the National Guard and served his State and Country. Don was united in marriage to Arlene Hope Gruttis on November 14, 1964. He was our perfect husband, Daddy, Gramps and mentor.
Don was a hard worker and excellent provider. He wore many hats during his working years. Don was a family man, farmer/rancher, construction, and factory worker. He was a jack of all trades and could do absolutely anything. Don also served his community as a member of the Westville Public Schools Board for 10+ years. 1 Cor. 13:8 Love never fails…
He enjoyed many hobbies including fishing, hunting and watching western movies. Playing cards with his family was one of his favorite things. Don loved life and his family to the fullest. He loved his kids, grandkids and great grandkids and was proud of their accomplishments. Don understood the gift of love and shared it with every path crossed. He was a friendly, outgoing man, who never met a stranger and loved pulling pranks. He made many friends during his life and will be dearly missed by all. 1 Cor. 13:13 And now these three remain; Faith, Hope, and Love. But the greatest of these is Love.
Don was preceded in death by his parents: Everette
and Alma Jean Leak, an infant sister: Marilyn Joyce Leak,
2 infant sons: baby Don Everette Leak Jr. and baby John Leak.
He is survived by a loving and devoted family that includes his wife: Arlene Leak, of the home, his children: Joseph Leak and wife Carel of Westville, Angela Pruitt and husband Andy of Baron, Amy Roberts and husband Eddie of Westville, 10 grandchildren: Kaitlyn Johnson and husband Michael, Emmalee Leak, Philip Leak, Jorel Leak, Michael Leak, Ashley Pruitt, John Pruitt, Don Pruitt, Amber Gonzalez and husband Bairon and Jacob Roberts. 4 great grandchildren: Blakelon Hubbler, Dailynn Burrows, Raegan Grant and Emilia Johnson. Many family, friends, and loved ones also survive him.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Birthright of Tulsa, 6600 S. Yale Ave. Ste. 1307, Tulsa, OK 74136
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