Hearts Love 05

Leonard Anthony Altemus Jr.

January 11, 1948 ~ June 7, 2022 (age 74)
Obituary Image
Read more about the life story of Leonard and share your memories in the Tribute Book.    

Obituary

Leonard A. Altemus, Jr. (Tony) died peacefully at Collingswood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Rockville, Maryland on June 7, 2022 after an extended illness. He was born January 11, 1948 in Washington D.C. to J. Matoka Altemus and Dr. Leonard A. Altemus, Sr. His primary education was completed at St. Francis de Sales Catholic School in Washington D.C. He graduated from St. Emma Military Academy for African American young men (the only high school of its kind in the country, located in Powhatan, Virginia) on June 6,1966.

He married E. Tameenah Hobbs in 1971 and they were blessed with 3 children. Tony loved Washington D.C., a tasty meal, and he was an avid, high-energy conversationalist. He did his best to help out when he could. He was quick to share his thoughts on the events of the day, and anything else that came to mind.

He is survived by two sisters, Matoka Altemus Walker of Richmond, Virginia and Ave Sloane (Milton) of Gaithersburg, Maryland; his wife E. Tameenah Altemus of Mableton, Georgia; his 3 children and their partners/spouses: Katurah Barr (Nathan) of Mableton, Georgia; Jadian Altemus (Mary) of Spring Valley, California; Delante Altemus (Stephanie) of Greenbelt, Maryland; 7 grandchildren: Briana Flores, Alyssa O'Dell, Maurice Altemus, Delante Peete, Jeremiah Peete, Joseph Peete, and Bethany Windham; 1 great grandchild, Amara O'Dell as well as a host of extended family including nieces and nephews, and lifelong dear friends and dedicated caregivers at Collingswood.

Tony's ashes will be spread at some of his favorite places by his family. No funeral services will be held. A Zoom memorial is being planned in his honor to accommodate family and friends across the country. 

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Leonard Anthony Altemus Jr., please visit our floral store.


Services

Online Memory & Photo Sharing Event
Ongoing
Online Event
About this event

profile

In Loving Memory Of

Leonard Altemus Jr.

January 11, 1948-June 7, 2022




Look inside to read what others have shared



Family and friends are coming together online to create a special keepsake. Every memory left on the online obituary will be automatically included in the book.   

You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or by planting a memorial tree in the memory of Leonard Anthony Altemus Jr.
© 2022 Snowden Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility