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Thomas 'Tom' Sumner Leonard, 89, of Philpot

PHILPOT, Ky. – Thomas “Tom” Sumner Leonard, 89, of Philpot, went to be with the Lord on July, 26, 2014. Tom was born in Springfield, Mo. on June, 16, 1925 to the Late Albert and Gertrude Thomas Leonard. He was a member of Dawson Baptist Church, the Daviess County Lions Club, and a 50 year member of the TPA. Mr. Leonard served in the US Navy during WWII and was involved in the Normandy Invasion.

In addition to his parents Tom was preceded in death by his twin brother Richard Leonard and brother Phillip Leonard.

Survivors include his loving wife of 65 years, Shirley Horrell Leonard; children, Thomas G. (Carmelita) Leonard and Lisa F. Leonard, both of Philpot and Barbara Foster (Tommy) Kirker of Pelham, Ala.; grandson David Foster of Pelham, Ala.; and several step grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Expressions of Sympathy may be made to the Owensboro Humane Society, 3101 West Second Street Owensboro, Ky. 42301 and Dawson Baptist Church, Philpot

A memorial service for Mr. Leonard will be held at a later date.

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