Leonard Lee Garner
January 1, 1970 - March 4, 2017

Leonard Lee Garner, age 80 of Surf City, NC, passed away on March 4, 2017 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Mr. Garner is survived by his wife of 62 years, Ruth, his son Kirk Garner of Fayetteville, NC and his daughter Lynn Anderson and her husband Rick of Waupaca, WI as well as grandchildren; Lee, Jennifer, Zachary and Jessica and great-grandsons; Owen, Eli, Sawyer and Milo.

Services will be held at The Gathering, Surf City Baptist Church in Surf City, NC on Thursday, March 9, 2017. Visitation will begin at 10:30 AM with a Memorial Service to follow at 12:00 PM.

Arrangements are in the care of Coastal Cremations. Please click on "Share a Memory" to leave messages of comfort to the Garner family,


  • Franklin and Peggy Carter Posted March 7, 2017 6:54 am


    We are sorry to hear of Leonard’s death. We have wonderful memories of our friendship during our school years in Hope Mills. Our love and prayers are with you, Lynn, Kirk and the grandchildren.

    Franklin and Peggy Carter

  • Linda Argentieri Posted March 8, 2017 9:04 am

    Dearest Ruth….I am so sorry to hear about your Leonard’s passing. Please know you and your family have my deepest sympathies. May all your wonderful memories help get you thru this most difficult time…. Love, Linda Brigman Argentieri

  • PATTI SMITH Posted March 9, 2017 1:24 pm

    Ms. Ruth,
    I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Mr. Leonard. He was always so kind. Prayers are with you and your family.

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