Walter W. (Walt) Leonard passed away on July 29, 2018, after a lengthly battle with cancer, with his loving wife, Eileen, as well as best friends, Kelly and Nona Cashaback by his side.
Walt worked at BNSF for almost 40 years and was also an avid car mechanic/fix anything guy. He touched many lives and will be dearly missed.
Walt is survived by those that were at his side when he passed, as well as son, Michael Leonard (Amanda) and granddaughters, Kenna and Isabella of Raymond, Ohio; daugher, Nichole Leonard and granddaughter Trinity McHargue of Rapid City, Nathan Leonard of Edgemont, as well as many aunts, uncles and cousins scattered around this great country.
He is also survived by very special friends, Robert Mills of Hot Springs; Scott Kaiser of Black Hawk and Lori Shorb of Buffalo Gap.
He is pre-deceased by parents Victor J. Leonard and Doris Leonard, as well as recently, his special Uncle Edward Leonard.
Special thanks to Lila Heck and Dawn Hurney with Grace of the Pines Hospice. Although your services with him were very brief, your care was wonderful.
No services will be held. A celebration of Walt’s life will be announced in 6 weeks or so.