James Thorpe Leonard, 49, passed away at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore on March 13, 2018. James was born on August 22, 1968 to Jack Leonard, Sr. and Eunice Messineo Leonard. He graduated form Cosmetology school in Washington, Dc and was employed in several salons in DC and Virginia. James enjoyed painting, bicycle riding, swimming and roller skating. James is survived by his mother, Eunice Leonard of Chestertown, MD; brothers, Ralph (wife, Kelly) Leonard and Jeremiah Leonard, also of Chestertown; sister, Janice Mason of Owings, MD; six nieces; five nephews; six great-nieces and six-great-nephews. James's father, Jack, Sr. and his brother, Jack, predeceased him.