PARTRIDGE, Leonard of Mitchell, formerly of Monkton
PARTRIDGE, Leonard – of Mitchell, formerly of Monkton, passed away peacefully at Stratford General Hospital on Wednesday September 4, 2013 at the age of 91. Leonard was a member of Monkton United Church where he taught Sunday School for 40+ years. He was a very proud member of the Monkton Lions Club where he held various positions including President. Leonard was the first Monkton Lion to receive the Melvin Jones Fellowship as recognition of humanitarian work. He enjoyed fishing and looking after the electrical maintenance at Monkton Poultry Farm.
Beloved husband of the late Doris (Davidson) Partridge who predeceased him in 2005. Loving father of Larry and Lillian Partridge of Kinmount, Don and Ruth Ann Partridge of RR1 Atwood. Special grandpa of Terry and Tammy, Paul and Karen, Bruce and Cathy, Karen, Nancy, great-grandpa of Jackie, Trevor, Erica, Lauren, Ian and step great-grandpa of Jaimie, Danielle, Kaleb, Sharayah, Joshua and Leland. Dear brother of Janet and Klaas Kroesen of Monkton. Fondly remembered by the Davidson family and many nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by his parents John and Mabel (Schade) Partridge, sisters Wilma and Clarence Connelly, Marion and Kenneth McNaught and brother John and Dallas Partridge.
Relatives and friends are invited to share their memories at the Brenneman Funeral Home, 141 John Street, Atwood (519-356-2382), on Sunday September 8 from 5 – 9 p.m. The funeral service to celebrate Leonard’s life will be held at Monkton United Church on Monday September 9, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. with Gary Clark officiating. Interment to follow in Elma Centre Cemetery, Atwood.
As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to Monkton Lions Club or Monkton United Church appreciated by the family. www.brennemanfuneralhome.ca