Receiving of Friends
Obituary of Leonard Milton Stallard
Leonard Milton Stallard, 89, of Weber City went to be with the Lord on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at his home. Leonard served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a retired independent truck driver, he loved music and spending time with his friends at the Lazy Time Pickin’ Parlor which he owned. Leonard could play several instruments. He loved people and could really hold ones attention when telling one of his stories (some real but most fiction). Leonard was a Most Worshipful in the Grand Lodge of the Ancient Free and Accepted Masons of the Common Wealth of Virginia where he received his 50 year certificate in 2013. He was a unique individual, entrepreneur, comedian, and story teller who will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Leonard was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Alice Starnes Stallard; parents, John A. and Bessie Carter Stallard; brother, James “Jim” Stallard; sisters, Nelle Stallard, Lois Stallard Carter, June Stallard Starnes, and Vonda Stallard Davis; infant sisters, Agnes and Virginia Stallard; special nephew, Zane Starnes.
Survivors include his special loving friend, Lola Dean; brothers, John “Jack” Stallard Jr., Larry Stallard and wife Jan, and Darrell Stallard and wife Ginger; sisters, Verna Stallard Dorton, Pauline Stallard, Christine Leonard and husband Earl, and Patsy Nunley; brother-in-law, Cecil Davis; sister-in-law, Jewell Stallard; special nieces, Lynn Hensley, Madeline Helton, Carol Starnes; along with a host of friends and extended family.
The family will receive friends from 5pm to 8pm on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at Scott County Funeral Home. A funeral service will follow with Pastor Garney Snavely and Pastor Larry Stallard officiating.
A graveside service will be conducted at 2pm on Sunday, January 12, 2020 at Holston View Cemetery with Danny Whited, Kip Rhoton, Kenny Million, Pop Turner, Bill Starnes, Ed Jennings, Johnny Stallard, and Junior Hensley serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be his friends from the Lazy Time Pickin’ Parlor. Those wishing to attend are asked to meet at the funeral home by 1:15pm to go in procession to the cemetery.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children at 2900 N. Rocky Point Dr. Tampa, Florida 33607.
Carter-Trent/Scott County Funeral Home is serving the Stallard family.