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816 W. Broadway
PO Box 407
Winnsboro, TX 75494
Phone: 903-342-5211
Russell Leonard

Russell Neil Leonard

Tuesday, August 26, 1947 - Thursday, March 19, 2020
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Russell Neil Leonard
August 26, 1947- March 19, 2020

Russell went to be with his Heavenly Father and to be with family and friends that have gone before. He was baptized at Cypress Springs Baptist Church in Scroggins and was a member of Clearwater Baptist Church.

He is survived by his loving wife Gail; Daughter Stacy Carter-Leonard and husband David; grandson Reese; Son Steven Anthony Leonard, Son Michael Paul Leonard and wife Barb; grandchildren Mckenlee Jo and Allyson Taylor; Son Thomas Leonard; Daughter Sandra Leonard Morgan and husband Travis; grandchildren Lindsey and Summer; Stepson Jimmy Sherbert and grandchildren Katelyn, Dallas and Kennedy; Sister Ronda Brown;
Brother in law Larry Morrow; Sister in law Sandra Brock and husband John;
Sister in law Margaret Howard; Brother in law Charles Williams and wife June;
Mother in law Alva Williams; and many nieces, nephews, friends and former wife Linda Rodgers.

Russell loved life and traveled the world during his 30 year career with the United States Navy where he attained the rank of Master Chief. After retiring, he became a postman for the Winnsboro Post Office where he enjoyed meeting people, making friends and bringing joy to their day.

Russ was a wonderful husband and father and enjoyed playing pranks, telling jokes and remembering words to his favorite movies and songs.
He always had a joke to make you laugh.
Because of the current crisis America is in we are asking that services be attended by invitation only.
In lieu of flowers we request donations to the Leukemia and Cancer foundation, or your choice of charities.
Anchors away and smooth sailing.

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  • Service

    Wednesday, March 25, 2020 | 12:00pm
    Wednesday, March 25, 2020 12:00pm
    Beaty Funeral Home-Winnsboro
    816 W. Broadway
    Winnsboro, TX 75494
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Dr. Bill Holmes
  • Interment

    Wednesday, March 25, 2020 |
    Wednesday, March 25, 2020
    Liberty Cemetery
    1/2 mile east of State Hwy 37 on FM 900
    Purley, Texas
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Carol Stow

Posted at 02:24am
Gail , I am so so sorry to hear about Russell. He was loved by so many! And will be missed by all. He was such a funny and loving cousin. My prayers are with you and the kids for comfort and peace.

Gigi Leonard Posted at 06:47pm

Thank you so much, we all need prayers and peace for our country that he love so

Linda Meier

Posted at 11:54pm
We will forever be grateful to Russell and Gail for letting us come to visit them while they where stationed in Hawaii. This was a once in a lifetime event for us. Their kindness and generosity will always bring wonderful memories for us. Russell was a special guy. God Bless you all in your loss.

Gigi Leonard Posted at 06:49pm

Thank you Linda

Patsy Neal

Posted at 07:24pm
My memories working with Russell at the Winnsboro Post Office have left so many conversation. I always liked talking to Russell. My last time I talked with him was several years ago wishing him a Happy Birthday. I am feeling your loss and my prayers are with you.

Gigi Leonard Posted at 06:52pm

Thank you, he did really love his job at the post office, His quote was “They pay me to drive around and talk to people “

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