Robert Banks Leonard, Sr., 85, passed away on October 30, 2017 at Avante in Concord, NC.
Bob was born August 17, 1932 to the late Norman and Ida Leonard in Denholm, PA.
Bob was a hardworking, family man who was a great provider. He was known for being gentle, kind and easygoing. Bob was an avid gardener and liked feeding birds. He enjoyed reading and a good nap. Bob was a veteran of the United States Army. He was a member of the Concord West Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses and former member of the Milford Woodmont Congregation in Connecticut.
He is survived by his wife Janet Leonard; daughters Karin Curtis (Jay) and Valerie Dooley (Joe); sons Jon Leonard (Mary), Robert Leonard, Jr (Lori), Mark Leonard (Gillian), David Leonard (Christine) and Dan Leonard (Gayla); sister Joy Walters; grandchildren Jon Robert (Courtney), Ryan Curtis (Dana), Kimberly Hansard (Josh), Meghan Davidson-Palmer (Ralph), Sarah Leonard, Timothy Curtis (Abir), Justin Leonard, Erin Dooley, Dylan Leonard, Taylor Leonard, Davis Leonard, Carly Leonard, Chase Leonard and great grandchildren Veronica Leonard, Lily Curtis, Violet Curtis.
In lieu of flowers please feel free to donate to the American Heart Association or Alzheimer's Association. The family will hold a memorial service at a later date.