Otis Julian Leathers
Otis Julian Leathers, age 75, of Gray, Tenn., formerly of Elizabethton, Tenn., passed away on Sunday, November 6, 2016, at his residence. Otis was born on April 15, 1941, in Pocahontas, to the late Molruy Otis Leathers and Ina Rachel Lynch Leathers. Otis had worked as a hydraulic mechanic and was of the Christian faith. He enjoyed fishing, bear hunting and gardening. Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of thirty seven years, Phyllis Louise Devore Leathers; his son, Jason Leathers and wife Adena of the home; his daughter, Dana Matherly and husband Jonathan of the home; three grandchildren, Holston Leathers, Kenton Leathers, and Jeremiah Leathers; one stepgrandson, Ethan Nidiffer; two sisters, Mignon Burton, of Rockford, Ill., and Yvonne Braden, of Canton, Ohio. The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 9, 2016, at his residence, 706 Hales Chapel Road, Gray, TN 37615. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers, may make donations to Boones Creek Christian Church/Youth Department, 305 Christian Church Road, Johnson City, TN 37615. Online condolences may be shared with the family by visiting our website, www.tetrickfuneralhome.com Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is serving the Leathers family. Office, 423-542-2232, Obituary line, 423-543-4917.