ORLEANS Carl R. Leonard, 86, Orleans, passed away at 8:42 a.m. Saturday, November 8, 2008, at Bloomington Hospital of Orange County in Paoli.
Born April 6, 1922 in Orange County, he was the son of Andrew C. and Flossie (White) Leonard. He married Evelyn E. Garrison October 20, 1946.
He was a U. S. Air Force veteran of World War II and a lifetime member of Cecil C. Martin American Legion Post No. 250.
Carl retired from the U.S. Forestry Service in Bedford with 30 years of service as a surveyor and inspector. He was a member of the Englewood Baptist Church.
Evelyn E. Leonard, Orleans
William C. Leonard and wife, Ann, Bedford
Brent D. Leonard and wife, Kim, Bedford
Brad J. Leonard and wife, Marty, Bedford
Andrea, Carl, Christie, Andrew, Seth, Sara, Abby, Angie, Caitlin, Elizabeth, Matt Woods and family, and Chris Woods
Gage, Jaiden, Anna, Shanna, Devin, Casey, Shawn,
Nathaniel, Dalton, Joel, Matt Phillips, Nicki Jones, Casey Jones, and Stacy Phillips
several nieces and nephews
His parents; brothers: James and Robert Leonard; sister: Lucille Meadors; grandson, Rodney Scheidler; and great grandson, Haiden Leonard, preceded him in death.
Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 11, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home with Pastor Dave Ferry officiating. Burial will be in Paoli Community Cemetery with military honors accorded by Cecil C. Martin American Legion Post No. 250 and Marvin R. Davis Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.
Friends may call from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Monday and from 10:00 a.m. until the service on Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorial Gifts: American Cancer Society/ Englewood Baptist Church