Kenneth “Kenny” Leonard

June 8, 1945 - March 7, 2014

06/08/1945 - 03/07/2014

Kenneth “Kenny” Leonard, age 68, of Wellsville, Ohio passed away at Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh on Friday, March 7, 2014, after a lengthy illness.

Born in Salem, Ohio on June 8, 1945, Mr. Leonard was the son of the late William and Violet Thompson Leonard and lived his entire life in this area. He attended Southern Local High School and was employed as a Laborer at the Quaker City Casting for 42 years, retiring in 2009.

He enjoyed fishing, camping, and all sports, especially when his family and grandchildren were involved.

Kenny is survived by his wife of 50 years, Bonnie Mick Leonard, who he married October 15, 1963.

Other survivors include four children, Kimberly Morehead and her husband, Richard, of East Liverpool, Karen Kosko and her husband, Mike, of Westpoint, Oh., Cindy Brletich, and her companion, Greg Curtis, of Wellsville, and one son, Kenny Leonard Jr. and his wife, Allison, of Wellsburg, W.Va. Eight grandchildren; John, Allen, Whitney, Cody, Ashley, Brooke, Kourtney, and Nick. Six great grandchildren; Skyler, Avah, Landon, Sophia, Lilly, and Alex. Five Sisters; Bonnie Rose of Beaver Falls, Pa. Kathy Mayfield of Salem, Cindy Burt of Columbiana, Tina Williams of East Liverpool, and Cheryl Leonard also of Columbiana. His companion and friend “Sami” also survives.

Services will be held at the Wellsville Chapel of Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes on Tuesday, March 11, 2014, at 11:00 AM with Rev. Ted Ludwig of the Bethel United Presbyterian Church officiating. Burial will follow in the Columbiana Co. Memorial Park.

Friends may visit with the family at the Wellsville Funeral Home on Monday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8PM.

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Debbie Blavos
8 years ago

Dear Kim and Family,

I am so very sorry for your loss. Let your memories carry you through this difficult time. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless You and hold you close.

Lu Ann Mick
8 years ago

Dearest Bonnie and Family,

So sorry for your loss. He really hasn’t changed in looks. He looks like his dad. May peace come in the great memories you have shared together. And the thought of no more Pain for him. May God help you through this difficult time. Love Always, Lu Ann, Lexxie, Ben And Family

Tina M Bennett
8 years ago

Heartfelt condolences from the Ronald E. BennettClose friend and co-worker at QuakerCity Castings Family. May God Bless you and your family in this time of loss and need.

8 years ago

i am so sorry. my thought are with his family. Love you Kim

Nancy Dickson
8 years ago


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Craig McElroy
8 years ago

I was lucky enough to run into Kenny at the Rite aide in Wellsville several times in recent months, same gentle caring person I’ve known for many years, you all are in my thoughts and prayers, so sorry.

Todd Hayter
8 years ago

Kenny, so sorry for your family’s loss.

Tammy Berkheimer
8 years ago

Kim I am so sorry for the loss of your father, may God comfort you & your family through this your time of

Tracy Hull Hunt
8 years ago

Kim, my thoughts and prayers are with you and Rich and family and loved ones during this time. Love always, Tracy.

Valerie formerly Forrester Rimoldi
8 years ago

My sincere sympathy and thoughts are with Bonnie and family during this time.

whitney compton
8 years ago

This is my Pap! He is one of the best men I’ve ever got a chance to know. I’m so proud to be his Granddaughter. He will be greatly missed by many. He is a very strong and compassionate man. One of the memories I’ve always will remember is when I came home to surprise him and my grandmother for their 50th anniversary party … I was in the dollar store he walked up be hide me and said Whitney ?!? Shocked I turned around and he catch me lol.. he was so surprised to see me. He had no idea I was here for him & my grandma … this was one of my last moments with him and ill never forgot his smile and how happy he was… my pap one great man who will be remembered as a funny honest hardworking man! I love you Pappy!

Gwen Gallech
8 years ago

This is such a sad time for everyone,Kenny was such a good family man and very special. I’m so glad I got to know him for so many years. Our thoughts are with you and the family Bonnie.

shirley stacy
8 years ago

Whitney I am so sorry for you and your families loss you will be in my thoughts and prayers God Bless you all