Russell Neil LEONARDMarch 23rd, 2020 | Paid Obituary
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 Spring Church in Scroggins and was a member of Clearwater Baptist Church. He is survived by his loving wife Gail. Daughter Stacey Carter-Leonard and grandson Reese Leonard. Son Steven Anthony Leonard. Son Michael Paul Leonard, wife Barb, grandchildren Mckenlee Jo and Allyson Taylor. Son Thomas Leonard. Daughter Sandra Leonard Morgan, husband Travis grandchildren Lindsey and Summer. Stepson Jimmy Sherbert and grandchildren Katelny, Dallas and Kennedy. Sister Rhonda Brown Brother in law Larry Morrow, Sister in law Sandra Brock and husband John Sister in Margaret Howard, Brother in law Charles Williams and wife June Mother in law Alva Williams, Many nieces and nephews and friends. Former wife Linda Rodgers Russell loved life and traveled the world during his 30 year Navy 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 and bring joy to their day, and making many friends. 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.