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Robert “Bobby” Ray Leonard Sr.
Robert “Bobby” Ray Leonard Sr.

Robert “Bobby” Ray Leonard Sr., of Castle Hayne, died Tuesday, July 7, 2015, at home. He was 80.

He was born on June 10, 1935, in Wilmington, son of the late E.K. and Lena Thorpe Leonard.

Bobby was preceded in death by his brother, Charles Leonard and daughter-in-law, Kim.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Brenda Orr Leonard; children, Bobby Leonard Jr. (Kimberly), Jeffery Leonard and Stephanie Burgard (Dennis); grandchildren, Caitlyn, Amy, Jeffery, Kelly and Taylor; and siblings, E.K. Leonard Jr. and Sylvia Hunt.

Bobby served honorably in the U.S. Army and retired after 25 years with A&P. He was a lifelong member of Calvary Baptist Church, where he served in many capacities, including as a deacon and on the media team.

Visitation will be held from 9 to 10 a.m. Friday, July 10, 2015, at Calvary Baptist Church followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m. Burial will follow the service at Greenlawn Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Andrews Mortuary.

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