Leonard, Gordon C. (Dalton)

Monday, December 24, 2012
Gordon C. Leonard, 90, of Dalton, GA, passed away Sunday, December 23, 2012 at his residence. 

He was preceded in death by his wife, Bettye Hobbs Leonard.

He was a member of Grove Level Baptist Church. Mr. Leonard served in the Army Air Corp in World War II. He was co-owner of B&J Machinery.

He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Linda & Randy Jones of Dalton; grandson & wife, Patrick & Kelly Jones; granddaughter & husband, Courtney & Dustin King; great-grandchildren, Savannah, Cooper, Colton, Walker, Campbell, Kate and Bennett; and special caregivers, Barbara Warren, Anette Carnes and Debbie McVey.

The funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Leonard will be held on Thursday, December 27, at 3 p.m. at Grove Level Baptist Church with Dr. Charlie Bridges and Rev. Bill Walker officiating. Burial will be in Whitfield Memorial Gardens. Serving as pallbearers will be Patrick Jones, Dustin King, Tim Jones, Jack Stephens, Danny Cobble and David Stokes.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, December 26 from 5-9 p.m. 

Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be made to Grove Level Baptist Church building fund.

Julian Peeples Funeral Home, Pleasant Grove Chapel, Dalton, is in charge of funeral arrangements. 


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