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Jack E Leonard

February 4, 1936 — January 30, 2016

Jack E. Leonard, 79 years young, of French Lick, Indiana entered into eternal rest on January 30th, 2016 at Springs Valley Meadows in French Lick, Indiana.

He was born on February 4th, 1936 in French Lick, Indiana to Paul Leonard and Grace (Briner) Kellams.

Jack married Joan Nicholson, the love of his life, on September 28th, 1957 and she survives.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Jack graduated from the French Lick High School with the Class of 1954, attended the Hillham Church of Christ in Christian Union in Hillham, Indiana and retired from U.S. Gypsum where he was a General Maintenance Foreman on June 30th, 1996 after 42 years of dedication. His favorite pastimes included golfing with friends and family, playing tennis, hunting and reading the Bible.  

He is survived by:

Wife Joan (Nicholson) Leonard French Lick, Indiana

(1) Son Tim Leonard French Lick, Indiana

(2) Daughters Becki Brinson (Fred) West Baden Springs, Indiana
Pam Cecil (Joe Paul) Hodgenville, Kentucky

(1) Sister Juanita Claspill (Frank) Indianapolis, Indiana

(6) Grandchildren Tasha Dunbar (Tony) Huntersville, North Carolina
Aquelia Penn (Blake) Mannsville, Kentucky
Jazzlynn Leonard Evansville, Indiana
Jacobi Caven Campbellsville, Kentucky
Jalon Leonard French Lick, Indiana
Markayla Caven Hodgenville, Kentucky

(3) Step-Grandchildren (5) Great-Grandchildren (6) Step-Great-Grandchildren

A Funeral Ceremony will be conducted by Mike Grable at 12:00 (noon) on Monday, February 1st, 2016 at the Brosmer-Kemple Chapel in French Lick, Indiana. Burial will follow in the Cuzco Cemetery.

Friends may call Monday, February 1st, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. until the time of ceremony at the Brosmer-Kemple Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Cuzco Cemetery, C/O Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home, P.O Box 50, French Lick, Indiana 47432.

Arrangements are in the care of Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Homes, 9640 W. State Road 56, French Lick, Indiana 47432.
Condolences may be made on our Facebook page at Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home or at our website –
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Monday, February 1, 2016

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