Leon Clifford Gaskin was born August 6, 1937, to Clifford Gaskin and Geneva Gaskin in Matagorda County.
He attended public school at A. G. Hilliard High School graduating with the Class of 1954. Leon enlisted and served two years in the United States Army.
On September 1, 2018, the Lord called his angel home to live with him. Preceding him in death is his parents; siblings, Billie Nell Stephany, Tommie Mae Parks, and Levi Gaskin.
He is survived by his sons, Byron Gaskin (Kanecia), Devone Gaskin (Chellette), and Shawn Gaskin (Pat); ten grandchildren, Tyrone Gaskin, Archeleous Gaskin, Dyamond Gaskin, Ke’Vaughn Gaskin, Heart Gaskin, Jacquese Gaskin, Eric Gaskin, Jana Gaskin, Shonna Gaskin, and Ashley Torres; one great-grandchild; one god-son, Deion Burnett; two siblings, Angela Mack and Ernest Austin; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.