Albert “Benny” Leatherwood



Preferred Name: 
Benny

Nickname/Call Sign:

Date of Birth: June 5, 1935 (February 3, 2019)

Highest Military Grade Held:

Hometown: Memphis, TN

Biography

Units Assigned

  • 35th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Itazuke AB, Japan (F-100)
  • 306th, 309th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Homestead AFB, FL

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

F-100

Military Education

Civilian Education

  • 1957 BS, Memphis State University, TN

Albert “Benny” Leatherwood “Headed West” on Sunday, February 3, 2019 with his wife Janice and family by his side at his home in Sunnyvale, CA. After serving in the USAF, Benny flew for Pan American Airlines and was based in SFO, NY, Sidney and lastly LA.
Benny was married to the love of his life, Glenda “Janice” Leatherwood for 59 years. He was a member of the Super Sabre Society and the Clipper Pioneers.
 
source: https://clipperpioneers.com/in-memory-of/

Biography

Biography

Units - Education - Awards - Flight Info

Units Assigned

  • 35th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Itazuke AB, Japan (F-100)
  • 306th, 309th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Homestead AFB, FL

Awards & Decorations

Flight Info

F-100

Military Education

Civilian Education

  • 1957 BS, Memphis State University, TN
Photos
Headed West

Albert “Benny” Leatherwood “Headed West” on Sunday, February 3, 2019 with his wife Janice and family by his side at his home in Sunnyvale, CA. After serving in the USAF, Benny flew for Pan American Airlines and was based in SFO, NY, Sidney and lastly LA.
Benny was married to the love of his life, Glenda “Janice” Leatherwood for 59 years. He was a member of the Super Sabre Society and the Clipper Pioneers.
 
source: https://clipperpioneers.com/in-memory-of/

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