Owner of Hilton Head’s Smokehouse moved by community support as fire is investigated

BY KATHERINE KOKAL

JUNE 10, 2019 01:14 PM, UPDATED JUNE 10, 2019 02:49 PM

Smokehouse restaurant owner Jerry Leonard said he was deep in sleep Sunday morning when his girlfriend, Morgan O’Banion came “crashing” through his bedroom door to change his life forever — his Hilton Head restaurant was on fire.