Jessie Earl was born on December 14, 1940, to James Leighty and Ruth (Skaggs) Leighty in Huggins, Missouri.
He was an avid coon hunter and hauled cattle for many years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Jessie Earl is survived by two brothers, Jackie Ray and Ervin Lee, as well as many cousins and friends. He will be missed by many.
Jessie Earl Leighty was buried in Number One Cemetery on Friday, October 2, 2015, under the direction of Craig-Hurtt Funeral Home.