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Obituary for Robert Wayne Leonard

Robert Wayne Leonard, 81, of Franklin, NC, passed away Wednesday, November 2, 2022.

He was born in Allerton, NJ, to the late Geroge E and Christine Frost Leonard. He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Edna O’Dor, son, Jack Leonard, and grandson Jack Jr. He was a member of Tall Cedars, Shriners, and was a mason. He started as a butcher at 16 years old at Bishop’s in New Jersey. He worked after graduation at A&P in NJ and retired from there to work and retire from Ingles as well. He enjoyed old cars, and once won a car show. He also enjoyed playing golf, and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Elizabeth Betty Ann Apgar Leonard; son, Donald Leonard (Janet); daughter, Tammy Lynch; brother George Leonard (Sylvia); sister, Patricia Schnieder(Richard); grandchildren, Jordan, Alexis, Gabi Cassie; great grandchildren, Rain, Gabriel, Asantae, Ameria, Kaiahna, and William.

A private family service will be held at a later date.

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Macon Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.