Earl J. Leonard


Earl J. Leonard, age 79, of Corning, NY died Sunday, September 19, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family.


Earl was born on February 27, 1942 in Hornby, NY to Earl and Myrtle (Hunt) Leonard.  Earl attended Northside High School and had worked for Rhinehart Sand and Gravel as a truck driver, Watson Bus as a school bus driver, and worked as a glass mechanic at Corning Incorporated.  He received his 60-year pin in 2020.  He enjoyed going to casinos and was well known for his lawn care business.


He is survived by his loving companion, Linda; two sons, Earl (Paula) Leonard and Gary Leonard; step daughters: Cheryl, Beverly, and Mary (Chad) Miller of Painted Post, NY; sisters, Mary Wakeman of Beaver Dams, NY and Margaret Tong of Hornby; brother, Thomas Leonard of Bath, NY; special nephew, Raymond (Sally) Leonard of Painted Post; many grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins.  Earl was predeceased by his parents; brothers, Arthur and Raymond; sisters, Alice Klokus and Edith Causer.


At Earl’s request, there will be no services, and burial will be in Coopers Plains Cemetery.


Memorial donations may be made in Earl’s name to a charity of your choice.


Earl’s family entrusted his care to Haughey Funeral Home, Inc.