SANGERVILLE – Richard W. Leonard, 79, died Oct. 15, 2007, at his residence. He was born Aug. 26, 1928, in Sangerville, son of William and Nellie (Priest) Leonard. He attended Sangerville schools and worked at various odd jobs in the local area. He is survived by three nephews, Raymond Leonard and his wife, Andria, of Dexter, Sheldon Leonard and his wife, Joanne, of Guilford and Billy Gale of Maryland; a niece, Beverly Covey of Sangerville; many cousins. He was predeceased by his parents; and his brothers, Kenneth and Malen; and sisters, Mildred Leonard, Grace Leonard and Beulah Gale. Graveside services will be held 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 19, at Village Cemetery, Sangerville. Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal, Guilford. To sign an online guest book, go to