Bobby Kelly Leonard

Published 6:00 am Thursday, November 12, 2009

Services for Bobby Kelly Leonard, of Brookhaven, were 10 a.m.Thursday, Nov. 12, at Riverwood Family Funeral Service Chapel withburial in Midway Cemetery in Meadville.

Mr. Leonard, 71, died Nov. 10, 2009, at his residence. He wasborn on Dec. 21, 1937, to Robert Lee Leonard and Alice Lee KentLeonard.

He retired after 33 years from Copiah-Lincoln Community Collegeas a diesel and heavy equipment mechanics instructor. Mr. Leonardalso served with the National Guard. He was a member of CentralBaptist Church. He was also a member of the Homochitto BeagleClub.

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Preceding him in death were his parents, Robert Lee Leonard andAlice Lee Kent Leonard; and his brothers, Clifton and DougLeonard.

Survivors are his wife, Jane Wallace Leonard; his daughters,Tanya Merrell and husband, Scott, and Leigh Ann Martin and husband,Randy; his four grandchildren, Alex Merrell, Andrew Merrell, TaylorMartin and Dawson Martin; a host of other family members; and aclose friend and caregiver, Marilyn Beeson.

Memorials may be made to the Christian Hospice Ministries, 397Brookhaven St., Brookhaven, MS, 39601 or the Central Baptist ChurchBuilding Fund, P.O. Box 591, Brookhaven, MS, 39602.

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