BIG STONE GAP, VA - Ronald Ray Leonard, age 66 went home to be with his Lord on January 21, 2020 at Holston Valley Medical Center. Ronnie was a Member, Deacon and Trustee of the Valley View Primitive Baptist Church. He was a retired employee of the Norfolk Southern Railroad. He was preceded in death by his parents, Rufus and Theta Sproles Leonard. By one brother, Bobby and two sisters Phyllis Hughes and Margaret Jo Leonard.
Survivors include his wife Sandra Leonard of the home. One daughter; Connie Leonard Bush and husband Danny, two grandchildren; Ryan Bush and wife Emily and Jacob Bushof Big Stone Gap, VA. One great granddaughter Livia Bush of Big Stone Gap, VA. One sister; Sue Rosenbalm and husband Bill of Bristol, VA, Three brothers; Marvin Leonard and wife Susie, Chris Leonard and wife Missy both of Big Stone Gap, VA, Dennis Leonard and wife Gina of Keokee, VA. Sister-in-law Mary Emma Leonard of Big Stone Gap, VA, brother-in-law J.W. Hughes of Bristol, VA. Several nieces and nephews and a host of friends.
The family will receive friends on Friday the 24th, 2020 from 5 until 7:00 pm in the Valley View Primitive Baptist Church with services following with Pastor Wally Berry and Elder David Parsons officiating. Committal graveside service will be held on Saturday, 25th, 2020 at 11:00 am In Powell Valley Memorial Gardens in Big Stone Gap, VA. Pallbearers will be family and friends. Those attending the graveside are asked to meet at the church by 10:00 am to go in procession to the cemetery. To view obituary and sign guest book visit www.sturgillfuneralhome.com
. Mullins-Sturgill Funeral Home of Pennington Gap is in charge of the arrangements.