Ronnie C. Leonard

Ronnie C. Leonard

Ronnie Clair Leonard of Kalamazoo, Michigan, died Thursday, July 14, 2011, at his home. Ronnie was born October 24, 1953 in Dowagiac to Richard and Margaret (Blanchard) Leonard.

For 17 years he was employed with Welch Foods in Lawton and later worked at Motan in Plainwell for several years.

In his leisure time he enjoyed airplanes, playing fetch with his cat Alley; making model cars and airplanes and woodworking.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Surviving are his wife, the former Jo Alice Peterson; two sons, Richard and Billy; one granddaughter; a brother, Dale Leonard of Harford; a sister, Bonnnie Penney of Lawton; best friends, Ron Plotts of Plainwell and Tom Butcher of Lawton; many cousins, aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

 In keeping with his wishes cremation has taken place.

Contributions in memory of Ronnie may be made to the family.

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  1. Wendy Borgais says:


    Please accept my sincerest condolences on the loss of Ronnie, I am sure it is going to be very hard for you but I know you are a survivor and will get through it.

    Just know that my thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time and The Lord will be with you.

    Wendy (Gull Run)

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