James         "Jim"-Leonard-Obituary

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James "Jim" "Candy Man" Leonard

Granite Falls, North Carolina

Aug 11, 1933 - Aug 20, 2013

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Kim and Dennis I am so sorry to hear about your Dad's passing. I did not know until today 9/9/2013. I have so many good memories of your mom and dad. I used to see your dad at Ingles quite often and knew I had not seen him in a while. Both of you and your families are in my thoughts and prayers.

Sorry that we could not be there to share your grief and join in the celebration of his life!

Your cousin,

Phillip Morrison

We are Jim's neighbors down the road, We are very sorry to hear about Mr. Leonard' passing. Rmember to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord. He's in glory, shouting and rejoicing with the Lord and his passing family members that received Jesus in their hearts. Our prayers have been going up for your family and will continue in the coming days. God bless you, Tony and Frances Eller 5376 Meadowlane Dr.

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Dennis and family, We were so sorry to learn that your father passed away. Keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers during this time of sorrow.

It was an honor to be able to meet your daddy. I remember him taking me into the back room to show me his photos of when he & Muriel were young & when he was in the military. I could see him light up with joy just telling me stories of he & his wife. That was so precious. I admired how they would relate to each other as if they were still in love & especially their sense of humor. I know one thing he loved his family & was very proud of them. Now, the Lord has...

Just going through the photos shows how much he will be missed.

So sorry for your loss, he was such a sweet man.

Steve and Lauren McKinney

Jim will be missed! He was such a warm and caring man. He made sure everyone had a piece (or two) of candy after church. Such sweet memories! Love and prayers to all the family. Jim loved you all.


James "Jim"'s Obituaries

James " Jim" "Candy Man" Leonard, 80, passed away August 20, 2013 at Frye Regional Medical Center after a period of declining health. James was born August 11, 1933 in Catawba Co. to the late Ernest Vance and Lydia Anne Morrison Leonard. He was a life time member of Zion...

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