Leonard Junior Rabon
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SALISBURY - Leonard Junior Rabon, 63, of Salisbury, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, at his residence
He was born Sept. 19, 1949, in Rowan County, the son of the late Leonard Frank Rabon and Frances Cannon Barnette Rabon.
Leonard graduated from North Rowan High School in 1968 and was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church. He worked at WA Brown for over 20 years. Leonard was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp. serving in Vietnam.
He was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved spending time with his grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by daughter, Mary Alice Rabon; and sister Rebecca Williams.
Left to cherish his memories are wife Gloria Rabon; son Kevin Rabon (Rhonda) of Lexington; brothers Jimmy (JoAnn) Rabon of Salisbury, Arthur (Debbie) of Mocksville and Donald (Lisa) of Salisbury; and grandchildren Jordyn Davis and Justin Rabon.
Visitation: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12 at Calvary Baptist Church, 2255 E. Ridge Road, Salisbury, NC 28144. The family will be at the residence at other times.
Service: 12:30 PM, Monday, Nov. 12 at Calvary Baptist Church, 2255 E. Ridge Road, Salisbury, NC 28144, Pastor Rick Cockerham officiating. Burial to follow at U.S. National Cemetery, with full military honors performed by Lyerly Volunteer Honor Guard.
Memorials: Rowan County
, 1901 Brunswick Ave., Suite 100, Charlotte, NC 28207, www.cancer.org or Calvary Baptist Church, 2255 E. Ridge Road, Salisbury, NC 28144.
Lyerly Funeral Home is serving the Rabon family. Online condolences may be made at www.lyerlyfuneralhome.com
Lyerly Funeral Home
515 S. Main St.
Salisbury, NC 28144
Published in Salisbury Post on Nov. 8, 2012