John Lewis Leonard, 64, of Buckingham, surrounded by his loving family, passed peacefully at home on April 26, 2021. He was born January 5, 1957, in Buckingham County, a son of the late Bernard and Virginia Leonard. He was a retired employee of the Virginia Department of Transportation.
John is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Debra Whorley Leonard; daughter, Virginia “Jenny” Mae Terry, and her husband, Roy, Jr.; son, John Lewis Leonard II and wife, Christina; grandchildren, Jamie Mae Terry, Roy Terry III, John Leonard III, Madysen Leonard, Tyler Moore and Samantha Moore; sisters, Mary Kelly, Laura Sargeant and Suziann Blankenship; brother, Harry Leonard and many other family and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, J. B. Leonard.
A celebration of life will be held Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 2 p.m. at St. Andrews Baptist Church.
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