James Carlock Leonard, 86, of Rocky Face, passed away Sunday, July 7, 2013, at Hamilton Medical Center.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Mitch and Kite Leonard and sister, Latrelle Townsend.
He was a member of Salem United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Jane Leonard of the residence; sons and daughter-in-law, Dana Leonard and Keith and Sonya Leonard, all of Rocky Face; brothers and sister-in-law, Ray and Mary Leonard of Rocky Face and Larry Leonard of Dalton; grandchildren, Brandon and Kim Crider, Tabitha and Josh Crider and Jamie and Eddie Silva; great-grandchildren, Ethan, Astson and Chassidy Crider and Alex, Brenna and Maddie Silva.
The funeral to honor Mr. Leonard’s life will be Tuesday at noon at the Westside Chapel of Julian Peeples Funeral Home with Pastor Mark Millican and the Rev. Daniel Addis officiating.
Burial will be in Whitfield Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends at the Westside Chapel of Julian Peeples Funeral Home today from 5 to 9 p.m.
Messages of sympathy can be sent to the Leonard Family at www.julianpeeples.com.
Julian Peeples Funeral Home, Westside Chapel, Rocky Face, is in charge of local arrangements. For more information, call (706) 272-9777.