CONWAY, NC – Floyd Edward “Butch” Leonard, age 77, of Doolittle Mill Road, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 17, 2022 at his home surrounded by his family.
Butch was born on February 18, 1945 to Clifton Leonard and Thelma Broglin Leonard in Ahoskie, NC. He enjoyed fishing with his fishing buddy, Paul Rogerson. Butch had a true passion for auto body repair all of his life, and was very good at making a car as good as new. He loved his family and will be missed greatly.
Along with his parents, Butch was preceded in death by his wife, Kathy Martin Leonard, and a daughter, Veronica Elaine Bunch.
Butch is survived by three daughters, Donna Place and husband Neal of Creswell, NC, Kimberly “Deanne” Leonard Dilday and husband Joe of Conway, and Barbara Dickens of Conway; six grandchildren, Cindy Lassiter, Lacey Claxton, Katie Cullipher and husband Johnny, Jessica Jones and fiancé Rafael, Erica Howell, and Josh Claxton and wife Jennifer; great granchildren, Melissa, Quincy, Justin, Kaden, Wyatt, Jordyn, Alayah; great great grandchildren; Bella, and Rain; his sister, Katherine Tosh and husband Bill; his brother, Hoss Leonard and wife Polly, both of Danville, VA; and a special friend, Lisa Greene.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, March 19, 2022, from 7:00 pm until 8:30 pm at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC.
A celebration of life graveside service will be held on Sunday, March 20, 2022, at 11:00 am at Highland Memorial Gardens, Ahoskie, NC, with Rev. Ronnie Conner officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Leonard family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.
Date: Saturday, March 19, 2022
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Date: Sunday, March 20, 2022
Time: 11:00 am
Highland Memorial Gardens
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