Leeward Memorial Services Set for September 30 in Ocala
Memorial service to also be held in Oshkosh
September 26, 2011 – Memorial services for EAA board member Jimmy Leeward, who died September 16 in an aircraft accident at the National Championship Air Races, will be held Friday, September 30, at Ocala, Florida.
A funeral Mass will be held that day at 12:30 p.m. EDT at Blessed Trinity Catholic Church in Ocala, followed by a gathering for family and friends at the Leeward Air Ranch. RSVPs are strongly encouraged. More details are available at the Jimmy Leeward website.
Also that day, a memorial service for Leeward will be held at 11:30 a.m. CDT at the Fergus Chapel on the EAA grounds in Oshkosh. All are invited to attend.
In lieu of flowers, the Leeward family has requested donations to one of several memorial funds in Jimmy’s name, including a fund benefiting EAA’s youth education programs.