Lawrence "Larry" Leonard, age 74, passed away peacefully on August 24, 2022, at his residence in Hillsboro, Missouri. He was born on February 15, 1948. He was the son of late Marvin Leonard and Anna Leonard (nee Langford). Larry and his wife Rebecca "Becky" were married for 52 years. He was the owner of Lawrence Leonard Construction Company and specialized in concrete foundations and crane operations. He was a member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Past President of the Hillsboro Rotary Club, Paul Harris Fellow, Past President of The Hillsboro Community Civic Club (HCCC), General Chairman of the Hillsboro Horse Show. He served on the board of directors of the Goldman Fire Protection District and was a Benefactor member of the NRA. He also was a member of the Jefferson County Republican Club and Safari Club International.
He is survived by,
Wife-Rebecca "Becky" Leonard (nee Taylor) of Hillsboro, Missouri
Son-Nathaniel (Angie) Leonard, of Hillsboro, Missouri
Daughter-Natalie (Mark) Breakfield, of St. Louis, Missouri
Daughter-Rachel (Brandon) Leonard, of Grass Valley, California
Daughter-Valarianne (Brandon) Clough, of Orlando, Florida
His grandchildren- Ian, Andrew, Grace Breakfield, Colton, Carson, Carolyn, Cade Leonard, Oliva, Blake, Jack and Connor Clough.
Brother - Thomas M. (Peggy Lee) Leonard of Hillsboro, Mo
Brother-- Louis F. Leonard of Hillsboro, Mo
Brother - Stephen M. Leonard of Hillsboro, Mo
Brother - Charles J. (Barb) Leonard of Barnhart, Mo
Sister - Helen J. (Bob) Gardiner of Imperial, Mo
Brother - Patrick J. (Regina) Leonard of Hillsboro, Mo
Sister - Margaret K. "Peggy" (The late Melvin ("M.B".) Neisner of Killington, VT
Sister-- Laura (Chris) Bange of Hillsboro, Mo
Preceded in death by:
Sister- Mary Ann Corrigan
Brother in law- Melvin ("M.B".) Neisner
Visitation: Friday September 02, 2022, from 12 noon to 8pm at the Hillsboro Community Civic Club (HCCC) 10349 MO-21 Bus, Hillsboro, MO 63050
Funeral Mass: Saturday, September 03, 2022, at 10am at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Hillsboro, Missouri.
Interment: Good Shepherd Catholic Cemetery, Hillsboro, Missouri
Memorial Donations to Good Shepherd Catholic School, Hillsboro, or St. Jude's Children Research Hospital.