Barry Bryant Leonard was born in 1949 in Van Etten, New York and was raised by George and Arliss Leonard and had 5 siblings. He graduated from Van Etten High School then joined the Air Force, and was stationed in Mesa, Arizona at Williams Air Force base.  He remained in Arizona where he met his first wife Holly. They had one daughter, Collette, and were married for 17 years. He was employed by the US post office for over 30 years and then retired. He was also married to Roxanne and had a daughter named Natalie. Barry was a member of the Broadway Christian Church in Arizona for many years. In addition, he loved to golf and liked to watch sports especially Arizona State football, where he took his daughters to watch several football games. Barry loved his grandchildren with all of his heart and will be missed for his caring heart and compassionate spirit.