Edward A. “Bubby” Leonberger, age 87 of Rosiclare, IL but formerly of Gallatin County passed on this life, January 16, 2020 in the Rosiclare Nursing and Rehab. Bubby as most knew him was born near Sparks Hill on December 13, 1932 to the late Allen and Virgie (Thorne) Leonberger. He served his country in the U.S. Army in Korea.
He really enjoyed fishing and being around his family and friends. Bubby worked his whole life as a Brick Mason, laying many of the bricks and blocks on homes and businesses in Gallatin and Hardin County. He was a good father, grandfather, brother and friend who will be missed.
Bubby is survived by his son, Dennis (Donna) McCall of Texas, daughters, Melanie (Dan) Richardt of Elizabethtown, IL and Meshea (Darren) Crysup of Washington. 9 Grandchildren, 15 Great Grand and 2 Great Great Grand. 1 brother, Billy Leonberger of Florida, 2 sisters, Ada Hollobaugh and Shirley Capeheart of Shawneetown, brother in law, Galen Lamb, and sister in law, Ginny Leonberger. He was preceded also by 2 sisters, Patsy Heffington and Shelby Lamb and a brother, Grover Leonberger.
Graveside service will precede burial, on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at the Westwood Cemetery in Shawneetown at 2:00 PM. Those attending should meet at the cemetery.
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