Doane, Leon Mayo, Jr.
Birth: Tuesday, February 24, 1920
Residence: La Plata, Maryland
Death: Thursday, November 24, 2016 at the age of 96
Laid to Rest: Tuesday, December 06, 2016 in the Trinity Memorial Gardens, Waldorf, Maryland
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Leon Mayo Doane Jr., 96, of La Plata, Maryland died November 24, 2016 at his residence with his family at his side. He was the son of Leon May Doane, Sr. and Myra Tatum Doane. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife of 60 years, Eloise Shepherd Doane; son-in-law, Harry W. Johnson; four brothers; and two sisters. He is survived by his daughters, Sandy Doane-Johnson and Marcy Doane (of London, England); and granddaughter, Mandy Doane-Johnson.
Leon was a retired Chief Petty Officer with the U.S. Navy, having served from 1937-1959 and went on to serve 30 years with the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC as the building manager. He was a member of the Fleet Reserve and was known by most people as "Mr. Fix-It." He was a good husband, father, and grandfather.
Friends received on Monday, December 5, 2016 from 5-8PM and where Wake Service will be held on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 11AM at Raymond Funeral Chapel, 5635 Washington Avenue, La Plata, Maryland 20646. Entombment to follow at Trinity Memorial Gardens Chapel of Hope Mausoleum in Waldorf, Maryland. Memorial contributions in Leon's name may be sent to Hospice of Charles County, 2505 Davis Road, Waldorf, Maryland 20603. Arrangements by Raymond Funeral Service.