A memorial service is 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, at DFW National Cemetery in Dallas. The Rev. Carol West will officiate.
Leonard was born Dec. 8, 1945, to Leonard Sr. and Cleo (McBride) Placker in Rock Springs. He was a proud veteran during the Vietnam War and served in the United States Navy and the United States Army.
He is survived by his partner, Ronny Earl McVay of Newark; his blue heeler, Blue; his Labrador retriever, Sam; niece Nancy Carter of California; and a host of close friends.