BARNARD — A memorial celebration (written by Ron) for Ronald A. Leonard, 71, who died April 7 at his home in Barnard will be held on Saturday, April 13 at 1:30 p.m. at the Universalist Church. Rev. Daniel Jantos presiding. There will be a gathering at the Prosper Community House following the service. At Ron’s request there will be no calling hours.
Ron was born Dec. 26, 1941, the sixth son of Richard, Sr. and Marietta (Billings) Leonard of North Pomfret and Woodstock.
He graduated from Woodstock Union High School, Class of 1959 and Yankton College in 1964.
Ron was married to Martha Burgess in 1968.
He had been employed by the Vermont National Bank, Murphy Equipment, Billings Dairy, Leonard’s Gas & Electric, and Quality Premium Audit Specialists.
He is survived by his wife Martha; one daughter Sherry; one son John and his wife Sabrina; two grandsons Damion and Logan; one granddaughter Kendall; and three brothers Richard, Everett and twin brother Rod.
He was predeceased by his parents; and two brothers Gordon and Wendall.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to; the Upper Valley Haven, 713 Hartford Ave., White River Jct., 05001 or to VNA & Hospice of VT & NH, P.O. Box 976, White River Jct., 05001.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Cabot Funeral Home. Condolences may be offered by visiting cabotfh.com
This obituary first appeared in the April 11, 2013 print edition of the Vermont Standard.
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