In loving memory of

Stephen M. Leonard
March 15, 1961 - August 24, 2020

It is with great sadness that the family of Stephen M. Leonard announce the death of their loved one, "Spider."

He was born 3.15.1961 to Robert Lee Leonard Sr. and Dorothy Leonard. He was born in Chicago, IL and moved to Florida about 14 years ago. He was an avid motorcycle lover and truck driver for many years,. He leaves behind two brothers, Richard Leonard, and his wife, Roseanne, and their son, Eric. Robert Lee Jr. "Bo" and his daughter, Amber. Niece and nephew Mikey and Jenny Blaho, children of sister Linda (Leonard) Blaho - who preceded him in death on 4.29.2020. His uncle Raymond Stephenson, lifelong friend Robert "Bogart" Sepik and companion Donna Young.

Spider was not only a big man in size, but he also had a "larger than life" personality which was cherished by those who knew him well. He will be greatly missed. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date. Monetary contributions for his cremation will be greatly appreciated and can be sent directly to

"What the caterpillar perceives as the end, to the butterfly it is just the beginning."

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Laura wrote on Mar 15, 2021:

"Rest in peace ?????"

Deborah Powers wrote on Oct 8, 2020:

"I know it\'s been a month but it\'s been hard for me to bring myself to write anything about Steve. I\'ve known Steve since I was 16 years old. He was my first true love my soulmate 4life even though we weren\'t together in the same State at the end of his life, we always remained close he knew me inside and out and I knew him inside and out I\'ve loved him since I was 16 and it will never die until the day I do until we meet again Steve I love you"

Lori Kopera wrote on Aug 26, 2020:

"Stevie will be missed! I know it\'s hard try to remember the good times. Prayers and hugs to the whole family."