Leonard G. Hodgkiss, 58 of Butler passed away Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at Butler Memorial Hospital. Leonard, known affectionately by friends and family as “Rabbit” was born in Butler PA, on August 23, 1962 to the late John C. Hodgkiss and the late Gertrude O’Donnell Hodgkiss Blair. He attended Butler area schools before entering the construction industry as a brick and stone mason. He was employed for more than 20 years with his brother Dan at Hodgkiss Masonry. At a young age Len’s infectious smile and large front teeth earned him the nickname Rabbit, or as his friends called him Rabb. Rabb enjoyed helping his friends work on their cars. He enjoyed his Harley and his dogs. He taught his nieces and nephews how to care for their vehicles. Rabb is survived by his loving wife, Christine, “Chris” Herrock Hodgkiss. His fur baby, “Lady Bug.” His brothers John E, and Mary Ann of Sunset Beach, NC, Daniel W. and Shannon of Chicora, Theodore J. and Judith of Georgetown, TX, Robert F. and Darlene of Butler, Lawrence A. and Patty of Woodbine MD. Sisters Patricia Elder of Myrtle Beach, SC, Marilyn R. and Gordon Hartman of Butler, and Trudy C. and Daniel McNamara of Woodbine MD. His mother-in-law Alberta Tex Herrock of Butler. Brother-in-law Raymond P. Jr and Carol Herrock of Butler, and sister-in-law Cindy Herrock of CA. Rabb is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, and grand-nephews. In addition to his parents, Leonard was preceded in death by his brothers Harry G. and Thomas J. Hodgkiss, his paternal grandparents Thomas P and Catherine Colfer Hodgkiss, and maternal grandparents Daniel J. and Mary Magee O’Donnell. His father-in-law Raymond P. Herrock Sr. and Christine’s grandparents Merrill and Rosalia Seabolt. Friends will be received on Friday, April 23rd from 5-7 PM in the SPENCER D. GEIBEL FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, 140 NEW CASTLE RD. BUTLER, PA 16001, WWW.SPENCERDGEIBEL.COM. A Blessing Service will immediately follow in the funeral home.
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