June 23, 1921 – March 8, 2013
Charles “Art” Arthur Leonard, D.Sc. age 91, of Richmond passed away on March 8, 2013, Art was preceded in death by his sisters Josephine Leonard, Violet Watkins and Elsie Dawson. He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Doris S. Leonard, also his nieces and nephews; Arthur Dawson (Pam), Roberta Chabalko (John), Mary Dawson (Nat), Barbara Dawson (Ron), Dorothy Dawson –Hall (Jon) William Speakman (Delores) Kim Speakman (Lisa), and Betty Parsons (Barry).
Art served in the US Marine Corp in the South Pacific during World War II. He received his doctorate in Pharmacology in 1954 from the University of the Sciences (Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Sciences) He retired from A. H. Robins Co. in 1985.
There will be a memorial service on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 11:00am at All Saints Episcopal Church, 8787 River Rd. Richmond, Va. 23229. A reception will follow at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to All Saints Episcopal Church Memorial Fund.
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Carlotta Jac kson
December 14, 2013
In loving memory of a wonderful person.
I worked for Dr. Leonard for 13 years at A.H. Robins Pharmaceutical Company. He always offered wise advise and guidance even after he retired.He was alwaysinterested in how our children were progressing in school since they were born during our work time. I will always cherish those memories.
March 19, 2013
I remember interviewing with Art when I first joined Robins out of college. He was such a fine man. It was always a treat to see you both at Rockin' Robins reunions. My thoughts are with you and your family.
March 12, 2013
Art was a wonderful guy, and I have fond memories of him from A.H. Robins and Pinedale Farms. My thoughts are with you in your loss.