Christopher Zachary Leonard

January 12, 1956 ~ November 15, 2018 (age 62)


Christopher Zachary Leonard, 62, of Great Falls, passed away November 15, 2018 at Peace Hospice of natural causes.

Chris was born on January 12, 1956 in San Bernardino to Richard Leonard and Irene Costakas. He served in the Army 101st Airborne, later he met the love of his life Jody Leonard in 2004 at the Elks Lodge in Great Falls, MT. Chris was a jack-of-all-trades and once a subject caught his interest he learned all he could about it. He was known for his laughter and honesty. He was a down to earth man, everything was black and white and little grey in between.

Chris was good at writing and loved to put together World War !! models. He loved to reminisce about the war and became versed in the history of the evolution of war planes. Chris drew joy from learning and study. He was a member of the Red + Gold, and traveled all over the state of Montana to Washington. Chris has worked his whole life to fit in and have a family. He found that place with the Red + Gold.

Survivors include wife; Jody Leonard, step father; Sam Beatty, daughters; Wednesday Rose and Samantha Irene

Those who have preceded Chris in death include his parents; Uncles; Constantine Costakas and Brother

Photos include:

First Easter Egg Hunt with Set Free Ministry.
Fist vacation for Chris and Jody to Washington
2004 where Chris and Jody first met..
Officer at Elks Lodge 214
Brothers and him at Arlene
Chris and Jody’s first Christmas together in 2004
Chris and his Red + Gold family

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