Wilson Lee (James) Leonard, 82, passed away Friday, August 9, 2019. He was born April 29, 1937 to the late Woodrow Wilson Leonard and Juanita Lee Layton. Leonard honorably served his country in the US Air Force and retired after 21 years of service.
A memorial gathering will be held 1:00 to 2:00 pm, Saturday, August 17, 2019, at L. Harold Poole Funeral Service, 944 Old Knight Road, Knightdale, with military honors at 2:00 pm.
A private inurnment will be held at Raleigh Memorial Park.
Surviving: wife, Paula Watts Leonard; sons: Kevin Ray Leonard, Kirt Lee Leonard; grandchildren: Jessica Nadine Leonard, Rose Leonard; step-son, Paul Brown; step-daughter, Jolie Householder; step-granddaughter, Aeryn Elise Householder; brothers: Phillip Ray Leonard, Karl Ervin Leonard (Becky); sisters: Priscilla Ann Haddad (George), Delores Simpkins, Gloria “Gail” Spader (John); numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Wilson was preceded in death by daughter, Diana Lynn Leonard; sister, Mary Louise Fuller.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Folds of Honor Foundation, Department 13, Tulsa, OK 74182 or online https://www.foldsofhonor.org