Andrew Leonard (Andy)
October 4, 1925 Merrit BC – July 4 2015 Parksville, BC
He leaves in passing his wife Lois, sons Wayne and Tommy Ovington and daughter Gail Morrison of Victoria; sister Edie, 7 grandchildren, 12 great
grandchildren, 8 great great grandchildren, also numerous nieces and nephews to carry on his legacy. His step-children Dayl, Terry, Scott, Shane and brothers in-law Ron and Brian.
Andy arrived here in 1945 from Merritt and settled in at the family farm in the Cumberland area. He was also a long time local resident of the Coombs-Hilliers area. Throughout his life he worked as a stone mason, farmer, and building contractor. He loved gardening, camping, dancing, playing guitar and singing, animals and raising his canaries.
He was a long time entertainer in the Country Music scene helping to build and start many of the events in Coombs and enjoyed his time with The Old Time Fiddlers.
Andy made many good long time friends during his life and will be remembered in the hearts and memories of all of us.
No funeral by request. A gathering will be held
in the future for family and friends.