Leon Aaron Paloade Sr.
Master Sergeant Leon Aaron Paloade Sr., passed away peacefully on Friday, July 13, 2018, in Stone Mountain, GA, surrounded by his family at the age of 78. Msgt Paloade was born September 29, 1939, in New Orleans, LA, to the late Derrix Joseph Paloade and Inez Bennett Paloade. He attended Booker T. Washington High School and Delgado Community College, both in New Orleans. Leon was a Vietnam Veteran of the United States Air Force, and later retired from over 30 years of service with the Louisiana Air National Guard’s 159th Fighter Wing in Belle Chasse, LA. He lived in New Orleans until 2005, when his family relocated to the Atlanta, GA, area because of Hurricane Katrina. Survivors include his loving devoted wife of 50 years, Anna Houston Paloade; his children, Patrice Paloade Boyd (Lawrence Sr.), Leon Aaron Paloade Jr. (Vondria), Derix Julius Paloade Sr. (Angel), and Kellea Anne Paloade (Brian); his brother Frederick Paloade (Chelsea); sister, Gwendolyn Colvon (Melvin); his grandchildren Ashleigh, Bailea, Derix Jr., Lawrence Jr., Patric; and a host of nieces, nephews, family members, and friends. A Celebration of Leon’s Life was held on Saturday, July 28, 2018 at Fairview Missionary Baptist Church, 2000 Andry Street, New Orleans, LA, where the offi iant was Rev. C.E. Washington. Interment took place on Monday, July 30, 2018, at the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery, 34888 Grantham College Dr., Slidell, LA 70460. Guestbook Online: www. charbonnetfuneralhome.com.