Leland F. Ireland, 93, of Hendersonville passed away Saturday, June 13, 2015 at the Elizabeth House.
He was a native of Cache, IL and a resident of Henderson County for 30 years. He was a son of the late Romeo Claude and Minnie Alice Ireland and was also preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters.
Leland served in the U.S. Coast Guard. He was a supervisor and retired from Illinois Bell Telephone Company after 41 years of employment. He was a member of Skyland Baptist Church and a 32nd degree Mason.
His survivors include his loving wife of 69 years, Mary M. Ireland; daughter, Nancy K. Harwood (husband Darin); grandchildren, Donald L. Smith (wife Jamie), Dallas and Koty Harwood, and Jennifer Stamey; great-grandchildren, Jackson and Addie; and many nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held at 1:00 PM Thursday, June 18, 2015 at Green Lawn Memorial Gardens in Villa Ridge, IL.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Four Seasons Hospice and Pallative Care, 571 S. Allen Rd., Flat Rock, NC 28731, Shriners, or Skyland Baptist Church.