Floyd Edward “Butch” Leonard

February 18, 1945 - March 17, 2022

02/18/1945 - 03/17/2022

Past Services

Saturday March 19, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie
205 NC Highway 42 W
Ahoskie, NC 27910
252-332-3122 | Directions
Sunday March 20, 2022
11:00 am
Highland Memorial Gardens
US 13 South, 109 Ward Road
Ahoskie, NC 27910

CONWAY, NC – Floyd Edward “Butch” Leonard, age 77, of Doolittle Mill Road, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 17, 2022 at his home surrounded by his family.

Butch was born on February 18, 1945 to Clifton Leonard and Thelma Broglin Leonard in Ahoskie, NC. He enjoyed fishing with his fishing buddy, Paul Rogerson. Butch had a true passion for auto body repair all of his life, and was very good at making a car as good as new. He loved his family and will be missed greatly.

Along with his parents, Butch was preceded in death by his wife, Kathy Martin Leonard, and a daughter, Veronica Elaine Bunch.

Butch is survived by three daughters, Donna Place and husband Neal of Creswell, NC, Kimberly “Deanne” Leonard Dilday and husband Joe of Conway, and Barbara Dickens of Conway; six grandchildren, Cindy Lassiter, Lacey Claxton, Katie Cullipher and husband Johnny, Jessica Jones and fiancé Rafael, Erica Howell, and Josh Claxton and wife Jennifer; great granchildren, Melissa, Quincy, Justin, Kaden, Wyatt, Jordyn, Alayah; great great grandchildren; Bella, and Rain; his sister, Katherine Tosh and husband Bill; his brother, Hoss Leonard and wife Polly, both of Danville, VA; and a special friend, Lisa Greene.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, March 19, 2022, from 7:00 pm until 8:30 pm at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC.

A celebration of life graveside service will be held on Sunday, March 20, 2022, at 11:00 am at Highland Memorial Gardens, Ahoskie, NC, with Rev. Ronnie Conner officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Leonard family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.

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Barbara and Henry Matthews
2 years ago

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this time of such sadness.

Wes Sr And Tami and Wes Jr and Wesley #rd
2 years ago

We cannot think of anything but good times with you. You put so much of my stone will to get things done. All our customers and friends are hearbroke and miss you But your nephew is lost for words he has lost his best friend and step dad. Thank you for everything you touch in our lives. Gonna love and miss you forever.

Ricky Vinson
2 years ago

Rip! Ole friend! !

Gail Martin
2 years ago

I am so sorry for your loss. Praying for comfort for Butch’s family.

Canara Harrell
2 years ago

Dear Melissa Leonard, Ronnie and I are so sorry to see this post. May you feel God’s love, Peace and comfort as you go through this sad time. We love you!! ❤
Uncle Ronnie and Aunt Canara Harrell.

Lisa Greene
2 years ago

Butch, I am so thankful to have met you. They just don’t make them anymore like you! I’m sure going to miss you. I feel honored to have shared your last birthday here on earth with you. I love you Butch! And always will!