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William Gladstone
AMerican Veteran 11


David Earl Leonard

January 23, 1936 ~ April 9, 2019 (age 83)

David Earl Leonard, 83, husband of Molly Callow Leonard of Simpsonville died Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at The Crossing at Five Forks.

Born in Peoria, IL, he was the son of the late Earl Bueford and Gladys Amstutz Leonard. He served in the US Air Force for 20 years and was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church.

Surviving in addition to his wife of the home are: son, Tom Leonard (Jacqueline) of Belton; brothers, Stan and Warren Leonard; sister, Joyce Sprunger; granddaughters, Megan and Olivia Leonard.

Memorial service will be held 1pm Saturday at Cox Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Daryle Hawthorne officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Pathway Hospice, 355 Woodruff Rd., Suite 201, Greenville, SC 29607 or online at

The family will be at their respective homes.

Cox Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.


Donations may be made to:

Pathway Hospice
355 Woodruff Road, Greenville SC 29607

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