Once he made a friend, that individual was a friend for life.

After retiring this year, Secret Service agent Donald Ray Leonard planned to travel and play more golf with his sons. Leonard, 51, enjoyed sailing, fishing and golf. He also loved his career in law enforcement. During his 20 years with the Secret Service, Leonard was responsible for protecting seven U.S. presidents and various political candidates and dignitaries. He received numerous awards for his service. He was a member of the National Native American Law Enforcement Officers Association and a supporter of the Oklahoma Zoological Society, the Cowboy Hall of Fame and Native American Movement. He and his wife, Diane, had three sons, Brad, Jason and Tim.

Field of Empty Chairs

Donald Ray Leonard
Donald Ray Leonard
Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building
9th Floor
U.S. Secret Service

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