Kenneth Leonard

Obituary of Kenneth Leonard

LEONARD, Kenneth Michael September 22, 1949 - January 28, 2019 Ken Leonard passed away Monday, January 28 2019, surrounded by his loving family. A proud husband to Lyn Leonard married 44 years and loving father to Kim Leonard (Mike Banfield). Predeceased by his daughter Kathryn. He took great pride in being a grandfather to William Banfield. Predeceased by his parents, Stanley and Stella Leonard and brother Joseph Leonard. Ken will be greatly missed by his siblings Ed (Dorothy), Bob (Sharron) and Marcia Reid, brother-in-law Rob Forster and extended family including several nieces and nephews. Ken had a very successful career in the printing and packaging industry and was seen as a mentor and leader to many of his colleagues. He held various positions at the Packaging Association of Canada (PAC), including past President of the Ontario chapter. Most recently Ken was a Business Manager at the packaging division at SGSCO a company and position he enjoyed immensely. Ken was a natural born athlete, golfing and skiing as often as possible. He loved the outdoors, working with his hands and especially on sunny days going for adventures in his Corvette. Ken carried on his daughter Kathryn's legacy as a board member on the charity that she co-founded, StepStones For Youth. He was a generous man, always offering help to those in need. A true family man, Ken put his wife and children above all else. We will miss his warmth, great sense of humor and always being there for us. In accordance with Ken's wishes, cremation has occurred. A Celebration of his Life will be held on Saturday, February 23rd at 1 p.m., at JS Jones & Son Funeral Home, 11582 Trafalgar Road, Georgetown, ON, with visitation on Friday, February 22nd from 7-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Hospice Wellington, www.hospicewellington.org or StepStones For Youth - www.stepstonesforyouth.com.