Leo H. Lafferty Jr., 71, of Waynesboro, passed peacefully on Friday, November 8, 2019, at his residence. He was born on April 28, 1948, in Waynesboro, son of the late Leo H. Lafferty Sr. and Rosalie (Brightwell) Lafferty. Also preceding him in death was his brother, Chuck Lafferty. Leo was a 1966 graduate of Waynesboro High School. He entered the military and served his country faithfully with the U.S. Marines in Vietnam. He was an avid bowler, and big fan of NASCAR, UVA sports, and the Washington Redskins (Washington Nationals). Leo loved helping his family participate in numerous demolition derbies. He was also a long time member of 2nd Presbyterian Church. Surviving are his loving wife of 31 years, Joan C. Lafferty; sons, Pete Lafferty (Laurie) and their children, Scott Lafferty, Dalton Lafferty, and Ty Lafferty, Greg Lafferty (Sandy) and their children, Zack Lafferty and Savannah Lafferty, Gary Owens (Lisa) and their children, Calen Owens and Kendra Owens; daughters, Jill Ashe (Travis) and their children, Marissa Ashe and Miley Ashe, Kaylah Lafferty, Karen Brown and her son, David Turner, Kim Brown and her children, Hannah Brown and Justin Brown; sisters, Jean Swink (John) and Susan Mize; and sister-in-law, Patty Lafferty. Services will be private for the family. Leo's family would like to extend a special thanks to Dan and Loretta with Legacy Hospice for their loving care. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Legacy Hospice, 14 Old Oaks Lane, Suite 101, Fishersville, VA 22939. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.mcdowfuneralhomeinc.com. McDow Funeral Home is assisting the family.
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