March 30, 1940 - April 21, 2013
Big Stone Gap, VA Bobby H. Leonard, 73, passed away on Sunday (April 21, 2013) at Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport, TN. Bobby was born in Washington Co., VA and lived most of his life in Big Stone Gap. He worked as a Delivery Driver for Pet Dairy in Big Stone Gap, Shockley's Construction in Sneedville, TN and delivered and picked up cars for Auto World in Big Stone Gap. He was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by a grandson, William Leigh Jones, Jr.; his parents, Rufus and Theta (Sproles) Leonard; and by two sisters, Phyllis Hughes and Margaret Leonard. Surviving are his wife of 50 years, Mary Leonard; four daughters, Betty Jones and husband Bill, Tammy Lipps and husband Tim, Melissa Roark and husband Roger, and Sabrina Trent and husband Michael, all of Big Stone Gap; nine grandchildren, Brittney Ramey, Chad Jones, Hannah Lipps, Heather Lipps, Chabrae Roark, Torre Roark, Tadyn Roark, Natasha Trent and Bailee Trent; two great grandchildren, Oaklee Ramey and Kamryn Talley; one sister, Sue (Bill) Rosenbaum of Bristol, VA; four brothers, Marvin (Susie) Leonard of Big Stone Gap, Ronnie (Sandra) Leonard of East Stone Gap, VA, Dennis (Gina) Leonard of Keokee, VA and Chris (Melissa) Leonard of Big Stone Gap; several nieces and nephews; and a brother-in-law, J. W. Hughes of Bristol, VA. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday at Holding Funeral Home (17 E. 3rd St., N.) in Big Stone Gap. The funeral service will be conducted at 7 p.m. on Tuesday in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Josh Tompkins and Pastor Elmer Lester officiating. Committal graveside services will be conducted at 12 noon on Wednesday at Powell Valley Memorial Gardens. The family and friends will meet at the funeral home by 11:20 a.m. on Wednesday to go in procession to the cemetery. The family will serve as pallbearers. To view the obituary online and offer condolences, please visit www.holdingfuneralhome.com. Holding Funeral Home is honored to serve the Leonard family.
Big Stone Gap, VA Bobby H. Leonard, 73, passed away on Sunday (April 21, 2013) at Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport, TN. Bobby was born in Washington Co., VA and lived most of his life in Big Stone Gap. He worked as a Delivery Driver... View Obituary & Service Information
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