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James Robert Leonard

May 20, 1941 ~ January 16, 2024 (age 82) 82 Years Old
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James Leonard Obituary

James Robert Leonard, age 82, of Morristown, formerly of Fries, VA, passed away at his home on Tuesday, January 16, 2024 after a long battle with COPD. James drove a truck for Roadway Express for twenty-five years and was a member of Alpha Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Mabel Leonard; and sister, Ruth Ann Carr. He is survived by his wife, Dora Leonard; son, Mark (Kathy) Leonard; daughter, Melissa (Carl) Haduck; granddaughter, Erica (Shawn) Prosser; grandson, Andy (Crystal) Reed; six great-grandchildren; brothers, Clifford Leonard of Martinsville, VA and Charles Leonard of Fries, VA; brother-in-law, J.D. Carr of Galax, VA; and several nieces and nephews. Special thanks to Doctors Mejia, Ramah, Manley, and Pearce, and their staff, for their loving care, and to Smoky Mountain Hospice, Chaplain James Goins, and especially his home care nurse, Ashley Killion. The family will receive friends from 5 – 6 p.m. Thursday, January 25th at Westside Chapel Funeral Home. A memorial service will follow at 6 p.m. with Rev. Terry Kirby and Rev. Heath Smith officiating. He will be laid to rest in Virginia. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to Alpha Baptist Church or a favorite charity of your choice. Arrangements by Westside Chapel Funeral Home in Morristown.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
January 25, 2024

5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Westside Chapel Funeral Home, Inc.
3521 W Andrew Johnson Hw
Morristown, TN 37814

Memorial Service
Thursday
January 25, 2024

6:00 PM
Westside Chapel Funeral Home, Inc.
3521 W Andrew Johnson Hw
Morristown, TN 37814

Donations

Alpha Baptist Church Building Fund
St. John Road, Morristown TN 37814

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