John D. Leonard, Jr.
age 4, of Canton received his wings on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. John was born March 6, 2008 to Ashley N. Johnson and John D. Leonard. John was known for his big, bright, beautiful smile and outgoing personality. He is preceded in death by his grandmother, Diane Johnson.
He is survived by his parents; brother, Jadiss Jackson of Canton; sister, Khloe Johnson of the home; grandparents, Karen (Eric) Showes; great- grandparents, Gloria (Robert) Leonard, and Bertha Showes; aunts, Sherronda, Keshia, and Alisha; uncle, Kellen; special best friend and cousin, Ryan Leonard; close friend, Justin Ellis; and a host of family and friends.
Calling hours will be at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church at 821 O'Jays Pkwy in Canton on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 from 10-11 a.m. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. with Pastor Kenny Williams officiating. Interment will be at Forest Hill Cemetery in Canton, Ohio. Those wishing to share a fond memory or their condolences may do so on the Reed online guestbook at
Published in The Repository on Feb. 26, 2013