Leonard F. Pikaart

July 30, 1957 ‒ July 04, 2012

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Leonard F. Pikaart, age 54, of North Sandusky Street, Mount Vernon, passed away on Wednesday, July 4, 2012 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. He was born on July 30, 1957 in Lexington, Virginia to Leonard and Constance (Headapohl) Pikaart. Leonard served in the United States Army during Vietnam. He enjoyed writing poetry, fishing, riding his motorcycle and playing billiards with friends, but most important was the quality time he spent with his family.

He is survived by his mother, Constance (Anthony) DeBerardinis, his wife, Christine (Morris) Pikaart, his children, Leonard M. (Penny) Pikaart of Georgia, Leonard L. (Vanessa) Pikaart of Mount Vernon, Vernon F. (Alexandra) Pikaart of Mount Vernon and Constance Pikaart of Mount Vernon, three grandchildren, Adara Pikaart, Spencer Pikaart and Brian Pikaart, a brother, William (Nancy) Pikaart of Blacklick, two sisters, Lucinda (Vernon) Castle of Guysville and Lori (Dan) Brooks of Athens.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Friends may call on Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home where a funeral service will be held on Monday at 2 p.m. Burial with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council will follow in Millwood Cemetery. Rev. Joe Noonen and Mr.Victor Slutz will be officiating.

Memorial contributions in Leonard’s name may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050, Disabled American Veterans, Fallen Heroes Organization or Adopt-A-Child Organization.

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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Leonard F. Pikaart.