Leonard John Clair, age 91, was born July 28, 1925 and passed away at home on March 9, 2017. He married Velmer on April 15, 1950 and they celebrated 66 years together and she survives. Their three sons are Leonard (Suzanne), Ronald (Pamela) and Richard (Sandra). There are 6 grandchildren and 9 great- grandchildren. He was very loved and will be missed by his family and friends.
He resided in Burbank, Illinois until 1980 and then moved to Sunland Village in Mesa, AZ. and resided there for 37 years. He was employed for 35 years as an Electrician at Commercial-Forging in Illinois.
He served honorably in the Navy during WW II and was awarded numerous medals including a Purple Heart. He will receive full Military Honors.
His passions were fishing, cycling, swimming, watching football and baseball games, and he enjoyed Western movies.
Services will be held on Tuesday , April 4, 2017 at 2:00 PM at Victory Lutheran Church located at 5946 E. University Dr. Mesa, AZ 85205. Memorial donations may be made to Victory Lutheran Church or St. Jude’s Research Hospital at 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105.
He will be cremated with arrangements made by Bunker Family Funerals and Cremation /University Chapel, Mesa, AZ. Please sign the guest book register online at www.bunkercares.com.