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Benjamin R. Leonard

Benjamin R. Leonard age 46, of Stanton, passed away Monday, January 10, 2022 at Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital in Grand Rapids. He was born December 1, 1975 in Ionia, the son of Kenneth W. & Loia G. (Gomez) Leonard. He loved to spend time with his grandchildren and playing Yahtzee with his parents every night. Benjamin is survived by his daughter and son in law Jennifer (Dillian) Denman of Stanton; three grandchildren Conner Leonard, Madelynn Barr and Ashlin Denman; parents Kenneth & Loia Leonard of Stanton; sisters Debora (Rick) Rohn of Sheridan and Jacklynn (Tim) McKellips of Portland; brothers Dennis (Valerie) Leonard of Ionia, Randy (Kim) Leonard of Trufant and Daniel Leonard of South Carolina and many nieces and nephews. Memorial Services will be held at a later date. Arrangements are by the Marshall Funeral Home, Greenville, with complete obituary online at www.marshallfuneralhomeinc.com where you can leave a message of condolence for the family.

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My heart is so broken that such a wonderful man has been taken way to early from this world. I miss his laugh and wonderful smile. He had such a giving heart and will truely be missed every day. My thoughts and prayers go out to all of his family at this hard time.

Jodie Nagel Jan 15 2022 7:26 PM

What a wonderful person this world has lost. It's still hard to believe. So many great memories and fun times with Ben.
Sending love to all the family.

Heidi Slusher Jan 15 2022 5:24 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Benjamin Leonard

Selena levesque Jan 15 2022 12:05 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Benjamin Leonard

Lindsay Douglas Jan 14 2022 6:50 PM

I am so sad and shocked at the passing of Ben. He & I spent a lot of time together growing up. As I haven't seen him in a long time, I will always cherish the times we spent together hanging out and riding bikes around Ionia as kids. Big hugs to all the family during this very difficult time.

Matt Marion Jan 14 2022 12:34 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Benjamin Leonard

David Lundy Jan 14 2022 7:57 AM

I'm so saddened to hear of Benjamin's passing. Though I've not seen him in a long time…I will always remember little Benji Leonard who I taught a good many years ago! My thought and prayers are with the Leonard family. Miss Garza/Yolanda Oliver

Yolanda Oliver Jan 13 2022 6:46 PM