Robert A. Leonard
age 75, of Canton, passed away on Friday, Dec. 6, 2013 in Aultman Compassionate Care Center. He was born in Canton on March 4, 1938 to the late, Pearl and Mary Leonard. Robert retired from the Timken Company following 33 years of employment. He enjoyed fishing and boating and loved his grandchildren deeply.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his great-grandson, John Leonard Jr; nephew, Leonard Lancaster; brothers, William, James and Willard Leonard; and sisters, Agnes Wyatt and Joann High. Survivors include his loving wife of 56 years, Gloria Leonard; daughters, Karen (Eric) Showes and Gina Leonard; grandchildren, John Leonard Sr, Alisha Marshall, William Leonard, Ryan Moscoso, Ja' Diss Jackson and Kellen Showes; great-grandchild, Summer Williams; a host of nieces and nephews; special niece, Judy Jones; and special friends, Delores Robinson and James "Boxcar" Williams. The family would like to send a special thank you to the Aultman Hospice Program.
Funeral services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the Reed Funeral Home Canton Chapel. Burial will follow in Evergreen Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service from 10-11 a.m. on Wednesday in the funeral home. Those wishing to send condolences or share a fond memory, may sign the Reed On-Line Guestbook at www.reedfuneralhome.com.
Reed Funeral Home
705 Raff Road SW Canton, OH 44710
Published in The Repository on Dec. 9, 2013