Billy Henry Leonard

Birth
Robeson County, North Carolina, USA
Death 22 Nov 2018 (aged 73)
Chadbourn, Columbus County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Chadbourn, Columbus County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 194917740 · View Source
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Billy Henry Leonard, age 73 of Chadbourn, peacefully went to be with his Lord on Thursday, November 22, 2018 at his residence surrounded by his children and grandchildren.

He was born on December 27, 1944 in Robeson County to the late Minnie Gertrude Milligan Leonard and James Walter Leonard. Along with his parents he was preceded in death by five siblings, Ethel Norris, Bobby Mills, Jesse Leonard, Carlton Leonard and Janice Patterson.

Until his retirement in 2008, Billy was employed as an electrician by BE&K Construction of 30 years. Billy also served on the Klondyke-Chadbourn Fire and Rescue Department for 48 years.

He is survived by his wife, Betty House Leonard, four daughters, Sheila L. Batten (Mike) of Chadbourn, Billie Jo Gleasner (Steve) of Evergreen, Crystal L. McPherson of Whiteville and Nekita L. Simmons of Shallotte; a sister, Ruth L. Duncan of Chadbourn; six grandchildren, Kim Glaesner, Jason White (Charlesanna), Nicholas Batten (Amelia), Michaela Batten (David), PFC Kendal Glaesner and Mackenzie Simmons; three great-grandchildren, Isaac Worley, Zachary Batten and Lethan White.

Final rites will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, November 25, 2018 at Worthington Funeral Home with Reverend Jonathan Simmons officiating. Interment will follow in Chadbourn Memorial Cemetery.


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  • Created by: John Evans
  • Added: 22 Nov 2018
  • Find A Grave Memorial 194917740
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Billy Henry Leonard (27 Dec 1944–22 Nov 2018), Find A Grave Memorial no. 194917740, citing Chadbourn Cemetery, Chadbourn, Columbus County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by John Evans (contributor 47071981) .