July 3, 1953 - December 11, 2021
Jeffrey W. “Jeff” Leonard, 68, of rural Alger, died 6:40 a.m., Sat. Dec. 11, 2021, at his home. He was born July 3, 1953, in Lima, the son of the late William & Norma (Dorman) Leonard. On Nov. 15, 1971, he married Barbara J. Underwood, and she survives. Other survivors include, 3 children, Chad Leonard, Alger, Brad (Andrea) Leonard, Kenton, OH, Jessica (Drew Robenalt) Baldwin, Lakeview, OH; 8 grandchildren, Alyssa Leonard, Chandler Leonard, Drew Leonard, Brody Leonard, Brooks Leonard, Blakely Leonard, Chase Baldwin, Carly Baldwin, and one on the way; siblings, Greg Leonard, Alger, Lori (Ron) Stevenson, Alger, Bill (Stephanie) Leonard, Belle Center, OH; mother-in-law, Nancy Underwood, Alger; several nieces & nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Jerry Underwood. Jeff retired in 2010, after 20 years of service at Allen Correctional Institution- ACI. Prior to that he worked at the Hardin Co. Sheriff’s Office for Sheriff George Smith. He was a member of the McGuffey Church of Christ, and a 1971 graduate of the Upper Scioto Valley High School. Jeff loved playing and watching sports. He coached youth sports and also coached the USV High School girls’ basketball team. He was an avid fan of The Ohio State University Buckeyes, and the Pittsburgh Steelers. Jeff was a loving husband, father, & grandfather. The family will receive family & friends 2-5 p.m., Sat. Dec. 18, at the Hanson- Neeley- Allison Funeral & Cremation Services, Alger, OH. Private family funeral services will be held later, with Pastor David Holbrook officiating. Memorial contributions may be directed to the McGuffey Church of Christ.
Jeffrey W. “Jeff” Leonard, 68, of rural Alger, died 6:40 a.m., Sat. Dec. 11, 2021, at his home. He was born July 3, 1953, in Lima, the son of the late William & Norma (Dorman) Leonard. On Nov. 15, 1971, he married Barbara J. Underwood,... View Obituary & Service Information
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