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Harold Eugene Leonard

July 18, 1948 — August 4, 2023

Selmer, TN

Harold Eugene Leonard was born July 18, 1948 in Selmer, TN, the son of the late Troy Leonard and Lessie Blanche McGee Leonard. He graduated Selmer High School in 1966, where he discovered his passion for baseball. He retired as Regional Manager after a long and distinguished career with Golden Flake Snack Foods in 2009 after 33 and a half years of service. 

Nothing compared to the love Harold had for his family. He found immense joy in spending time with them and treasured every moment shared together. He enjoyed camping, fishing, watching all sports on TV, especially baseball. Some of his favorite teams were the Braves, Dodgers and the Yankees. He also had a love for animals of all kinds.

Mr. Leonard departed this life on August 4, 2023 in Corinth, Mississippi at the age of 75 Years, 17 Days.

He is survived by his daughter, Stacey Blackwelder and husband Dale of Savannah, TN; son, Randy Leonard of Largo, FL; mother of his children, Janette DiRenzo; step daughter, Misty Romo and husband Rudy of Cordova, TN; two granddaughters, Karley Paige Blackwelder, Audrey Lane Blackwelder.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Leonard was preceded in death by a brother, James Troy (J. T.) Leonard; and dear friend, Carolyn Lloyd.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Northside Baptist Church, 1190 Clifton Rd., Savannah, TN 38372

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Visitation

Monday, August 7, 2023

3:00 - 6:00 pm (Central time)

Shackelford Funeral Directors - Selmer

160 West Cypress Avenue, Selmer, TN 38375

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Funeral Service

Monday, August 7, 2023

Starts at 6:00 pm (Central time)

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160 West Cypress Avenue, Selmer, TN 38375

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Burial

Monday, August 7, 2023

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