Leonard Persons

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  • "Again I come to see you here because I am feeling you all..."
    - Sharon Sloan
  • "Uncle Leonard, We will always love you and remember the..."
    - Robert & Somer Conner
  • "Dad..R.I.P... I'll always remember the good times we had..."
    - Shannon Rodríguez
  • "I know you're in heaven, pain free and happy!! Until we..."
    - Clinique Tiffany
  • "Rest In Peace My love you are my broken Road .I will carry..."
    - Virginia Ann Persons
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Leonard Roscoe Persons, 67, of Salisbury passed away peacefully at home on June 7, 2018. Born in Cortland, N.Y., on July 11, 1950, he was the son of the late Mary Alice Swarts Stanley and Lewis Eugene Persons. Leonard worked at Auto Zone before retiring due to illness. He loved working on cars, the Tennessee Volunteers, and enjoyed watching hockey and wrestling. His favorite saying was “If you find someone without a smile, give them one of yours.” In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Millie; brother, Paul; and step-son, Leonard James Blevins. Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Virginia Ann Persons; sons, Jonathan Persons (Trudy) and Justin Persons (Sandra); daughters, Megan Clay (Jeremy), Susan Darrow (Robert) and Shannon Perez; sisters, Sharon Sloan (David Dehne, Jr.) and Lolien Rae Munson; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Visitation: 3-5 p.m., Wednesday June 13, at Westlawn Memorial Park Shrine of the Good Shepherd, 1350 S Main St, China Grove, NC 28023. Memorials: Memorials may be made to the , P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123. Lyerly Funeral Home is assisting the Persons family. Online condolences may be made at www.lyerlyfuneralhome.com.
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Published in Salisbury Post on June 12, 2018
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