Leonard L. Davis was born Mar. 31, 1944, to John and Diana Davis in Salida, Colo. The youngest of seven children, he graduated from Salida High School where he played basketball. Shortly after graduation, he moved to Pueblo where he worked at the CF&I Steel Mill for 35 years. After retirement, he lived a carefree life traveling, basking in the sun and hanging out with friends. He is survived by his daughter, Jeana (Richard); two granddaughters; his mother, Diana Davis; and six siblings. 'Those we love don't go away. They walk beside us every day. Unseen, unheard, but always near, still loved, still missed and very dear.' A celebration of Lenny's life will be held from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010, at the Elks Lodge, 426 N. Santa Fe Ave. Online condolences, MontgomerySteward.com

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  1. leonard it has been almost a year since we lost you we will never forget the memories we shared with you i have your ash i take care of your things i miss you lenny come bace home you angel

  2. Our deepest condolences to Lenny’s family. We knew him from playing poker at the Elks. Lenny was a great guy and will be missed dearly. I guess it was his time to “GO ALL IN”, we will miss you.

  3. My deepest condolences to Lenny’s family. We knew him from playing poker at the Elks. Lenny was a great guy and will be missed dearly. I guess it was his time to “GO ALL IN”, we will miss you.

  4. Our thoughts and prayers are with
    you “Little Lenny” and your daughter, mother, and siblings.

    Uncle Leonard & Aunt Erma

  5. Leonard and I were best friends after meeting when were about 6 years old. The Davis family lived across the street from my father’s Texaco Service Station – Biglow Texaco 3rd and E – Salida, Colorado. Interesting family – his father John – was a southern gentlemen. Leonard’s sisters were named after southern states – I think I remember at least 3 – Virginia, Kentucky,
    and Georgia. He also had one older brother. It is nice that Montgomery & Steward provides this opportunity to communicate. Thank you.

  6. Leonard was a good friend. He was a year ahead of me at Salida High School. I remember his silver Chevrolet. Also that he used to love dancing at the “Country Club”. My thoughts & prayers go out to his family. I especially remember Ginger & Bill. God Bless.

  7. I would like to express my condolences to the family. What I remember about Leonard.In our high school days. Leonard, had the ability to arrive seconds before the last bell,this was every school morning. I wondered how he was able to achieve this as he lived a distance outside of town. One day I confronted him, with how he was able to get to school on time. He said that every morning a train would wake him up and that was his alarm. Leonard was always on time to my knowledge. Thank God the train was never late. Kathy

  8. LENNY I LOVE YOU EVERY DAY I REALLY MISS YOU SAM LOVES YOU WE NEED YOU BACK IT AINT THE SAME WITH OUT YOU
    love
    alwas linda,amber and sam

  9. I’ve gotten to know Lenny the past few years. He was such a character but had a great heart. Lenny always seemed to enjoy life. I was glad we got to go to lunch in August.
    My deepest sympathy to his daughter and family.

  10. We went to school with Leonard and always enjoyed his zest for life.
    We will miss him at the class reunions. Our condolences to family and friends. God bless.

  11. I worked at the mill with Leonard, he was my co-worker, friend, and union brother for several years. He is one I will miss. My condolences to the family and his special friend Linda.

  12. I went to school with Lenny in Salida and would see him at our school reunions. He was a good friend and I rember him being a great basketball player in high school.

    My deepest condolences to his family and may God bless him.

  13. Lenny was the best friend I had in the late 1970’s. I was in the middle of a sad divorce, and he literally saved my life. We continued to be close friends for many years, although loosing touch as our lives went in diferent directions. I last saw him a year ago, had lunch and he was as precious as I always had known him to be. He was still very handsome and “my Lenny”, it was a day i think of often. He’s been in my thoughts so much lately, maybe we still just had that connection. I wished I would had just called him. My heart is breaking- he was so good to me and my girls! JEANA, he so proudly spoke of you and showed me pics of you and your family, I’m so sorry for your loss and for all of his sisters and mom. Love to you all. I will try to make the service, I’m supposed to be in Denver watching the grandkids that weekend, but I will really try to work something out.

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