Leonard Dickinson Hooks ’32

Leonard Dickinson Hooks ’32 died June 2, 2007 in Goldsboro, N.C. He attended Davidson and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He was a farmer and insurance agent in Fremont and a tobacconist on the bright leaf and burley markets in North Carolina and Tennessee until his retirement. Leonard was a longtime member of Fremont United Methodist Church and served as a town councilman for several years. His wife of 66 years, Edith Griggs Bowman, preceded him in death. Survivors include his daughters, Betty Hooks Henderson of Raleigh and Lynn Hooks Alexander, 119 W Keeling Rd., Greensboro, NC 27410; son-in-law Barry Alexander of Greensboro; brother George Leon Hooks Jr. of Rocky Mount; grandchildren, Johanna Henderson Reese of Cary, Amy Henderson Hoglund, Christopher Hooks Alexander of Raleigh, Douglas Leonard Henderson of Durham, and Walter Leonard Alexander of Portland, Ore.; five great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, Edith Bowman Hooks; sister, Mary Hooks Brown; and brother, William Robert Hooks.