Jacob Foster Leatherman
Jacob Foster Leatherman, 102, died April 13, 2018, at the Scott County Hospital, Scott City. He was born Nov. 30, 1915 , in Kansas City, Mo., the adopted son of Fannie and Alpha Leatherman. He was a resident of Scott County since 1947, moving from Fredonia. He was a farmer, former county assessor and served on the Scott City Council. On Nov. 24, 1940, he married Gladys Ilene Nightengale in Fredonia. She died May 18, 2003. Survivors include: three sons, Forrest Leatherman, Fort Lupton, Colo., Rodney Leatherman and wife, MaryAnn, Scott City, and Donald Leatherman and wife, Amy, Garden City; one daughter, Fayetta Summervill, Hutchinson; eight grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. Funeral service was held April 18 at the First Christian Church, Scott City. Interment will be in the Scott County Cemetery. Memorial donations are suggested to Scott County VIP Center or the Pioneer Krier Museum in care of Price and Sons Funeral Home, Box 553, 401 S. Washington St., Scott City, Ks. 67871.