Louis Andrew Leimone was born July 15th, 1943, to the late Juisto and Rose Leimone. Louis passed away peacefully on September 23rd, 2019, surrounded by his loving family.
Louis was born and raised in Burgaw, NC. He graduated from North Carolina State University in 1965. While attending the university in Raleigh he met his sweetheart, Linda. They married and moved to Durham, NC where they raised their family. Louis and Linda moved to their beautiful lake home in Gasburg, VA on Lake Gaston in 1994, where he loved spending time with his family and friends on the water.
Louis was the owner of VIP Personnel, Inc for 32 years and a Realtor in NC & VA for the last 18 years.
While residing in Durham, Louis was very involved with the NC Jaycees, serving as the Local Durham President and also as the NC State Chairman.
Louis found his passions to be things that he could share with both his family and his friends. Louis was active in several Corvette and Golf Clubs and loved the opportunity to share his latest 18 Holes, shot by shot. Or talk about the Classic Corvettes and other unique cars he let get away. Louis brought his love for Family to his other favorite passion, which was watching his children and grandchildren playing sports. It did not matter what they chose to play he found a way to connect and be on the sidelines cheering them on.
Louis loved, and was loved by his wife of 52 years, his 3 sons, his 5 grandchildren and many family and friends.
Along with his wife Linda, he is survived by his Sons: Kenneth (wife Melinda) of Bahama, NC, Greg (wife Christy) of High Point, NC, and Charles “Chuck” (wife Kristen) of Midlothian, VA. Grandchildren: Andrew, Kayla, Cole, Caleb and Harper.
Sisters: Julianne McCracken of Sanford, NC, Rosemary Smith (husband Steve) of Rougemont, NC, Brothers: Robert (wife Pam) of Magnolia, Texas, and David (wife Linda) of Durham, NC.
The Funeral service will be held on Thursday, September 26th, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Pleasant Hill Christian Church, 175 Ankum Road, Gasburg, VA, 23857. The Leimone family will see family and friends with a reception following the service.
A graveside service will be held on Thursday September 26th, 2019 at 3:00 PM at Philadelphia Baptist Church, 6701 Taylors Store Road, Nashville, NC 27856.
Williams Funeral Home in Lawrenceville, VA is serving the family.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Pleasant Hill Christian Church, P. O. Box 550, Gasburg, VA 23857 or your favorite charity in memory of Louis Leimone.