Jeffrey Earl Leonard of Vineyard Haven died unexpectedly at his home on Thursday December 12. He was 58.
Jeff was born May 6, 1955 in Oak Bluffs. Jeff grew up on State Road with his family. He attended elementary school and high school on Martha’s Vineyard and he was quite a track star.
Jeff loved to deep-sea fish, windsurf, ride his motorcycle, and do carpentry work. He was always working with his hands whether it be on his boat, on furniture, or on his computer.
Jeff was predeceased by his father, Joseph Patrick Leonard, and his mother, Wilma Jean Leonard. He is survived by his brother Ronald J. Leonard and his wife, Robyn F. Leonard, of Altadena, California, and their daughters, Lorienne and Jaclyn; his brother Randy C. Leonard of Harwich and his daughters, Nicole, Christina, Mariel, and Catherine; his sister Susan J. Leonard, also of Vineyard Haven and her son, Jeffrey; and great nieces and nephews Zoe, Riley, Lacey, Angelina, and Elijah.
Jeff will be truly missed by his family, relatives, and all of his wonderful friends. He was and still is a wonderful and kind man. The family would like to thank all their friends, relatives far and near, and the Tisbury EMS and police department.
There will be a celebration of his life at the P-A Club on Sunday, January 12, 2014 from 1 to 4 pm.