John William (Bill) Leonard, 63, of Fries, died Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, at the North Carolina Baptist Hospital, Winston-Salem, N.C.
He was born to John Henderson Leonard and Virginia Ruth Taylor Leonard in Carroll County on Sept. 30, 1949.
He was preceded in death by his father; his wife. Norma Jean Leonard; and brothers, Bobby Leonard and Jimmy Leonard.
Survivors include his mother, Virginia Ruth Leonard of Galax; daughter and son-in-law, Angela and Brandon Jones of Galax; sisters and brothers-in-law, Liz and Otey Rector of Galax, Thelma and William Barr of Hillsville and Kathy and Stanley Carter of Galax; two grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral will be held today, Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, at 2 p.m. in the Cliffview Church of God with Pastors Ron Hill and Don Fox officiating. Burial will follow in the Leonard Memorial Cemetery.
A guestbook is available online at www.vaughanguynn.com.
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home is serving the family.