Elroy Maxton Leonard, age 91, of Shallotte died Saturday, September 26, 2020, at his residence.
He was born in Brunswick County on December 16, 1928, a son of the late William Lloyd Leonard and Elva Pauline Grissett Leonard. He was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Marie Hewett Leonard; daughter, Janice Leonard; brother, Lloyd Ethridge (Buddy) Leonard; and two sisters, Joyce Leonard Skeen and Dorit Leonard Teeters.
Mr. Leonard was a charter member of Shallotte Presbyterian Church. He was owner and operator of Leonard and Sons Seafood for over 60 years. He was an avid race car fan and was a long time native of Village Point.
Surviving are his sons, Danny Leonard of Tarpon Springs, FL and Don Leonard (Patricia) of Calabash; brother, Sammie Leonard (Betty) of Calabash; sister, Shelby Leonard Rourk of Shallotte; eleven grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Tom Teeters of Boone, NC; several nieces and nephews; and a host of many friends.
Graveside services will be at 10:00 AM, Thursday, October 1, 2020, in Brunswick Memorial Gardens officiated by The Reverend Jason L. Benton.
Online condolences may be sent to www.brunswickfuneralservice.com. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Liberty and Home Health Hospice or the Humane Society.
Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte
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