Lloyd Ethridge Leonard (Buddy), 93, went home to be with the lord March 28, 2020.
Buddy served in World War II in 1945- 1946 in the Navy. He was a commercial fisherman throughout most of his working years. After he moved back to Shallotte, NC, he married Marian Thorsen and they enjoyed 28 years together, gardening, and going on many camping trips, enjoying blue grass and mountain music.
He was born in Shallotte, NC to, William Lloyd and Pauline Leonard who preceded him in death, he was also preceded in death by his first wife, Elaine Russ Leonard, two daughters, Brenda Gail Leonard VanZorge, Patsy Ann Leonard Trijillo both of Key West Fl., a son Timothy Doane Leonard of Shallotte, NC, and a granddaughter Pamela Leonard of Key West Fl.
He is survived by a son, Ronald Elton Leonard, wife Debra Roberts Leonard of Key West, Fl, two brothers, Elroy Leonard of Shallotte, NC , Sammie Leonard and wife Betty of Hickmans, Crossroads, NC, two sisters Dorit Teeters and husband Tom Teeters of Boone, NC, Shelby Rourk of Shallotte, NC and a son-in- law, David Trijillo of Key West, Fl., six grandchildren, Kimberly Vanzorge Soucy of Chicago, Ill., Steven Patrick Leonard and wife Martha Leonard, Jason Collins and wife Danielle Burch Leonard of Tarpon Springs, Fl., Christopher Kevin and wife Amber Leonard of Key West, Fl., David Lee Trijillo of New York City, NY, Donald Aiden and wife Nicole Trijillo of Key West, Fl., Timothy E. (Scooter) Leonard, and eleven great-grand children, Step-children, Richard Thorsen, Angie Smith, Barbie Oxedine, Bud Thorsen and Regina Berry.
A Memorial Service will be held for family and friends at a later date.