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Leon Sheppard â€œDraglineâ€? Washington, Sr. 66, of Benton Harbor, passed away afterÂ a long illness on Mon. May 28, 2012 at home surrounded by his family.Â A celebration of life service will be held Mon. June 11 at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church. The visitation begins at 10 a.m. followed by the funeral at 11 a.m. Those wishing to sign the guest book online may do so at www.familyfuneralhomebh.org.Â Leon was born to Beatrice James and Charlie Washington on Sept. 6, 1945 in Ft.Â Myers, FL.Â He as a member of the Michigan Soul Revivers; Leon found Christ atÂ the age of 30 under the leadership of Rev. Wrinnie Bennett until he later movedÂ his membership to the International Church of our Lord.Â Leon leaves to cherish his memory in the hearts of his wife, Sylvia Washington;Â Â children, Leon Washington Jr., Landon Washington and Cynteria Washington;Â grandchildren, Dâ€™Marion Washington and Landynn Washington. The arrangements are entrusted to Family Funeral Home, Benton Harbor.