OBITUARY: Maynard G. Leeman


Mr. Maynard G. Leeman, age 69 passed away at his home in Lebanon, Tennessee on Saturday, February 11, 2023.

He was born in Lebanon on January 3, 1954, in Lebanon to the late Grover and Sarah Leeman.

He grew up in the Lebanon area and attended the historical Castle Heights Military Academy in Lebanon and was a member of the class of 1972. He graduated from Tennessee Technological University (TTU) in Cookeville graduating in 1977 with a degree in Business Administration with a Major in Accounting.

While at TTU, Mr. Leeman was an announcer for the student radio station, WTTU, and met his wife to be, Miss Becky Elaine Coppinger of Rockwood, Tennessee. Following their marriage and graduation from TTU, the Leeman’s moved to Rockwood to start his accounting practice and completed his certification as a Certified Public Accountant. He also opened an accounting practice in Wartburg. While in Rockwood, he joined the Rotary Club and served as the club president.

In the 1990’s, the Leeman’s relocated to Lebanon. Mr. Leeman became a State of Tennessee Certified Appraiser and opened a Real Property Appraisal practice in Lebanon. He enjoyed wood working and crafting his own pottery. His pottery won multiple Blue Ribbons at the Wilson County Fair.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Gary Leeman and sister-in-law, Vikki Leeman.

He is survived by his wife, Becky Coppinger Leeman; brother, Anthony Leeman; brother-in-law, Steve Coppinger; sister-in-law, Carolyn Leeman; nephews: Derek (Amber) Leeman, Daniel (Spencer) Leeman, Kelly (Christal) Sellers, and Cory (Lisa) Sellers; and nieces, Dayle (Jacob) Sailor, Alison Coppinger, and Molly Coppinger.

Memorial service for Maynard G. Leeman will be 1:00 P.M. Thursday, February 16, 2023, at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Bro. Jeff Avveduti officiating. Visitation will be Thursday from 12 – 1 P.M.

LIGON & BOBO FUNERAL HOME of Lebanon (615) 444-2142


For more obituaries visit

Subscribe to our FREE Newsletter