Leonard Michael Silva
12/06/1948 - 06/16/2022
Obituary For Leonard Michael Silva
Leonard Michael Silva, 73, of Pink Hill, passed away on Thursday, June 16, 2022.
Born in New Orleans, LA, December 16, 1948, a son of the late Harold and Pauline Casabat Silva he has lived in North Carolina for many years. He had enlisted in the United States Marine Corps following his graduation from high school and had proudly served his country. He had been employed by the Wilmington Police Department and later working as a pipefitter. He was a true outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting and fishing especially at the Topsail Pier.
He was a loving family man who treasured his family and friends.
He is survived by his daughters, Regina Cotter and her husband Johnny of Pink Hill, and Lena Braxton and her husband Kevin of Richlands; his sons, Leonard Michael Silva Jr. of Wallace, and Benjamin Dwayne Silva of Pink Hill, and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews.
His family will recieve relatives and friends in the Johnson Funeral Home 2685 Henderson Dr., Jacksonville, Saturday, June 25, 2022 from 12 Noon to 2 p.m. when the US Marine Corps will render military honors.
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