Donald Joseph Leonetti

June 8, 1969July 17, 2014

Donald Joseph Leonetti, 45 of Missouri City, Texas left this world suddenly and far too soon on Thursday, July 17, 2014. Born June 8, 1969 in Houston, TX to Rose Ann Leonetti, Donald was a beloved husband; father, brother, son, friend and uncle. Donald and his sister Jo Ann grew up in the Houston and Missouri City area where he attended St. Christopher Catholic School, Lewis Elementary and Dulles High School, class of ’88. It was at the Art Institute of Houston he met his best friend and wife Jennifer Fane. He was a pillar of the Fort Bend County community and will be missed by all. As the founder and owner of Leonetti Graphics, Donald was known throughout Fort Bend as a respected businessman who provided the uniforms, event t-shirts and signage for so many people and organizations throughout Leonetti Graphics 25 years of service. As a philanthropist he was recognized for his generous and giving heart providing support to so many of the community’s charities and benevolent organizations. Particularly special to Donald and Jenni was Fort Bend Young Life and they are credited with being instrumental in the creation and growth of the Ridge Pointe chapter of the organization. Through the Leonetti family’s generosity and love hundreds of kids lives have been directed towards Christ. As a friend he was known as someone who brought passion, laughter and life to any room and as a husband and father he was known as a man who loved his family deeply. In death he joins his loving grandparents Joseph and Vita (Sedita) Leonetti. Donald is survived by his best friend and wife of 22 years Jennifer Leonetti, his son Matthew, 18, and daughter Lauren, 14. His Mother Rose Ann Leonetti, Sister Jo Ann Leonetti, In-laws Dr. Larry and Cathy Fane, Meredith and Nikhil Joshi, Nathan and Violetta Fane. Aunt and Uncle Damon and Candi Leonetti. Nieces, Jennifer Bragg and Tyler Kahlden, Anika Joshi and Abby Fane. great nephew Aiden Kahlden, Cousins Casey Leonetti-Cooper, Eric Cooper and Laura Leonetti and closest friend Paul Price.

Visitation will be held at River Pointe Community Church, 5000 Ransom Road, Richmond, TX on Tuesday, July 22, from 5 – 8 pm and memorial services will be the following day at River Pointe Community Church at 11 AM. In honor of Donald’s life and his absolute abhorrence of all things formal everyone is requested to wear jeans and any T-shirt created by Leonetti Graphics.

In lieu of flowers the family has asked that donations be sent to Fort Bend Young Life, PO Box 1842, Sugar Land, TX 77487-1842. .


  • Visitation Tuesday, July 22, 2014
  • Memorial Service Wednesday, July 23, 2014

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Tanesha Roberts-Glover

November 10, 2015

I am sitting here in awe. I remember the first time I met your family. Our children played together. You were truly an inspiration to me. It took me a long time to accept that you were gone.I thank God for allowing you and your family to cross my path. May God continue to bless you Jenni, Matt, and Lauren.

Darin Wyborny

August 12, 2014

I'll sure miss you buddy! I really enjoyed doing business with you for these past 17 years. And of course having pizza over at Brothers.

August 10, 2014

Dear Jennifer and family, we have known Don since he worked at Video Plus and always lovingly called him,Video Don. He would always comment on my painted tshirts and we would laugh later when he opened his store that my check was in the mail. I have never heard a negative word about him. This community needs more folks just like him. We will miss that sweet smile and big heart. God Bless You. The Keene family

Monica and Roy Duncan

August 8, 2014

Dear Jenni, Matthew, and Lauren,
Roy and I were very saddened to hear of your loss. We will always remember Donald for is big heart, smile, and laughter. Please know, we are thinking and praying for you all and hope you will find peace.

Kathy Washington

August 8, 2014

Roseann, I just heard about this tragedy today. I remember Donald from when you and I worked together. He was such an awesome young man. My prayers are with you and your family. Just know that God always has a plan although we do not understand. God will never leave you nor forsake you.

Branka and Ed McBride

August 3, 2014

Dear Jenni and Family,
There are no words to express how much my husband and I appreciate Donald and how he has helped our young adults, by teaching them about the graphics business and about "giving back". All this he did out of the goodness of his own heart. He gave of his valuable time
and energy like very few would volunteer to do. It brings a tear to my eye just thinking about it... his goodness and generosity. We love you and thank you Donald! May the Lord give the family strength and peace during this time of transition. Donald's spirit lives on, forevermore. We will never forget him.
With Love,

pete n Yolanda Lopez

July 31, 2014

We are praying for God's comfort through thid difficult time.

Pete and Yolanda Lopez

Vanessa Collier

July 31, 2014

I send my prayers and condolences to the Leonetti family and friends. Another angel has gone home.

July 30, 2014

To echo my sister's comments, our families are so appreciative of your notes, offerings, cards, food, flowers, hugs and extensions of your love. Donald touched so many lives in a positive way. He was like my own son. My wife and daughters adored him. He will be forever in our hearts. May his spirit add joy to God's Heavenly Kingdom. Donald Leonetti will be greatly missed here on this earth.
With love and admiration,
Uncle Damon

Kathleen Damiani

July 28, 2014

My Prayers and thoughts are with the Leonetti family during this most difficult time. He is now one of God's special angels. RIP Donald.
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