Leonard William Monteith, Sr., 67, of Bedford, died Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013. Born May 5, 1946, in Farmville, he was a son of the late James Burlin Monteith and the late Annie Pearl Quinn Monteith. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, James Lee Monteith. Leonard was a self-employed auto mechanic for 25 years. He enjoyed camping, softball and NASCAR. He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Patricia Ann Crouch Monteith, of Bedford; a son, Leonard William Monteith, Jr. and his wife, Shannon, of Moneta; two grandchildren, Matt Wayne Nester and his wife, Alyse, of Thaxton, Hadley Addison Monteith of Moneta; two great-grandchildren, Brooke Leigh-ann Nester, Connor Wayne Nester, both of Thaxton; a sister, Ann Monteith Lotts and her husband, Kenny, of Bedford; a brother, Robert D. Monteith and his wife, Nita, also of Bedford; and numerous nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Tharp Funeral Home, Bedford. A celebration of Leonardâ€™s life will be held on Thursday, Nov. 7, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Tharp Funeral Home, with the Minister Hershel Stone officiating. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting tharpfuneralhome.com. Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Bedford, is assisting the family, 540-586-3443, tharpfuneralhome.com.
The Guest Book is expired.
Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory
320 North Bridge Street
Bedford, VA 24523-1928
Published in Bedford Bulletin from Nov. 6 to Nov. 7, 2013