William Dempsey Leonard, Sr., 66, of Deweyville, passed away Friday, July 26, at his home. A memorial gathering will be at 5:00 pm, Saturday, Aug. 3, at 176 Private Road 8210, in Deweyville.

Born in Hobbs, NM, on Feb. 5, 1947, Dempsey was the son of Archie Leroy Leonard and Clara Morris. He was self-employed with his own roofing company.