- October 19, 1924 - January 16, 2013
of Kenneth's Passing
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Ollie Kenneth Leach passed away on January 16, 2013; he was born on October 19, 1924 to John and Bertha Leach in Eustace, Texas. Kenneth served in the US Navy, mostly in the south Pacific, during World War II. After leaving the military, he owned a service station for several years and later worked for Delta Airlines. He retired from Delta after 23 years of service. Kenneth was a very loving and caring person with a dry and witty sense of humor. He was preceded in death by his parents, by his brother Marzine Leach and by his sisters Johnnie Marshall and Burena Lermon. He is survived by sister Edith Harvey-Gibson and step-daughters Emma Medina and Rose Beck as well as many loving nieces and nephews. He will be missed by his family and many friends at VFW Post 6796, of which he was a member, and also by his walking and coffee friends. Thanks to our family and many friends for their support. Thanks also to Vitas Hospice Care.
Visitation at Sparkman/Crane Funeral Home 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Friday.
The Funeral Service is 10:00 am Saturday, January 19, 2013 in the Chapel of Sparkman/Crane Funeral Home. Pastor James Daniels, officiating.
Pallbearers are Harold Marshall, Stewart Harvey, Brad Marshall, Bobby Leach, Keith Linebach and Scott Harvey.
Interment Grove Hill Cemetery, Dallas, Texas.
Arrangements entrusted to Sparkman/Crane Funeral Home
10501 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas 75218.