Leonard Turton

Obituary of Leonard Joseph Turton

TURTON, Leonard "Lenny"

passed away April 28, 2019 at 79 years of age. Loving husband of Mary (nee Thomas) for 57 years. Father of Diane (Andrew), Laurie (Bruce), Dan (Renata), Peter and friend Karen. Grandfather to Jamie (Cameron) and Christopher (Kayla). Brother of Mary Anne (Paul), Mike, Pat (Sue), Penny (Jeff), Ellen, late Nancy (Doug), late Terry (late Pauline) and brother-in-law of Jack (Shirley), Kay (Felice) and Bruce (Vicki). Lenny will also be missed by his best canine companion Midgee. Lenny was a long time employee of Bell Canada. Thanks to Royal Oak Kingsville and special thanks to Blue Spruce Staff and residents for all the care, compassion and friendship. In following Leonard's wishes, cremation has taken place. Memorial Visiting at the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 87 Maidstone Ave. E., Essex (519-776-4233) on Thursday from 5-9 pm. Funeral Service to celebrate Leonard's life will take place from the funeral home on Friday, May 3, 2019 at 11 am with visiting one hour prior. Rev. Darrow Woods officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations made to Progressive Supranuclear Palsy with cheques made payable to CurePSP or Hospice of Windsor Essex County would be appreciated. Family and friends are able to share their memories or make a donation online at www.reidfuneralhome.ca

"I have fought the good fight
I have finished the race
and I have kept the faith."