Carlton Thomas Leonard

September 30, 1951 ~ March 15, 2021 (age 69)


Carlton Thomas Leonard, 69, of Chincoteague Island, VA passed away on March 15, 2021 at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Onanock, VA. Kind, loving, generous, father, grandfather, friend, captain and so much more. An accomplished local business owner born and raised on Chincoteague. His deepest love was for family, this island, horses and the water. He will be missed by his community and all his friends and family. But he leaves us behind with memories to fill the largest heart from his sincere love and generosity he lent to all he encountered.

He was born in Salisbury, MD on September 30, 1951 to the late Donald J. and Martha (Moore) Leonard.

Carlton is survived by his loving spouse of 48 years, Scharlene Leonard of Chincoteague Island, VA; Daughter, Carla Leonard Landolt and her husband Scott of Chincoteague Island, VA; Son, Carl Michael Leonard and his wife Anna of Chincoteague Island, VA; Three Granddaughters, Evelyn Leonard of Chincoteague Island, VA, Caroline Leonard of Chincoteague Island, VA, Ashlyn Leonard of Chincoteague Island, VA; Four Grandsons, Nathaniel Leonard of Chincoteague Island, VA, James Leonard of Chincoteague Island, VA, Andrew Landolt of Chincoteague Island, VA, Brewer Landolt of Chincoteague Island, VA; Two Sisters, Jane Wolffe and her husband Glenn of Chincoteague Island, VA, Donna Leonard of Chincoteague Island, VA; Brother, Arthur Leonard and his wife Mary Esther of Chincoteague Island, VA; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Memorial service will be held on April 25th, 2021 at 3 PM at the Donald J. Leonard Park on Chincoteague Island, VA 23336.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Captain Carlton Buyback Fund for a future donation purchase of a CVFD Buyback to be named in his honor - dedicated to his true love of our Chincoteague Ponies (please mail to 6204 Leonard Lane Chincoteague, VA 23336). Services entrusted to Salyer Funeral Home, Inc. on Chincoteague Island, VA. Condolences may be made online at .


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Memorial Service

Sunday, April 25, 2021
3:00 PM

Donald J. Leonard Park
North Main Street
Chincoteague Island, Virginia 23336

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