Leon Eallie Andrews Jr left this earth surrounded by his loving family on December 19, 2019. Leon was born on December 22, 1956 in Dallas, Texas to Leon Eallie Andrews Sr. and Mary Catherine Porter Andrews. He received his education in DISD and graduated from Samuel High School in 1975.
Leon was a hardworking, loving and caring man. He went to work at Bonanza Steakhouse as a young teen to help his mother support his siblings. It was there that he met the love of his life Loretta whom he married in 1975. They were blessed with one son Leon Eallie Andrews III. Leon later worked for Quaker Oats for over 15 years, then became a cross country truck driver for the Swift Corporation until his retirement. It was then that he was able to pursue his dream job of being a fulltime Papa to his beloved grandchildren.
Leon will truly be missed by his family and friends who love him very much. He is preceded in death by both of his parents, grandparents, sister Debbie Andrews-Patty and nephew T.J. James. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Loretta Andrews, son Leon Eallie Andrews III and wife Rachel Andrews of Garland, Tx.; 2 grandsons; Leon Eallie Andrews IV and Russell Andrews; and 2 grandaughters-of-love Krystal Perez and Meagan Chandler; 2 brothers; George Andrews of Arlington, Tx; James Andrews and his wife Jennifer of Quinlan, Tx; 2 Sisters; Nora James and her husband Thomas of Liberty, Tx; and Wendy Spears and her husband Edward of Arlington, Tx; along with numerous nieces and nephews and a host of loving family and friends.
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