John Allen Leach, age 78, of Auburntown, TN, died Tuesday September 14, 2010. A native of Auburntown, TN, he was the son of the late John Delta and Ruby Allen Tedder Leach.
Mr. Leach is survived by his wife of 52 years, Joyce Cooper Leach; daughter and son-in-law, Becky and Ronnie Gandy of Murfreesboro, TN; son and daughter in- law, Brad and Peggy Leach of Alexandria, TN; brother, Paul Edward Leach of Auburntown, TN; grandchildren, Blake and Jonathan Gandy of Murfreesboro, TN and Taylor and Hannah Leach of Alexandria, TN.
Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Friday at Woodfin Memorial Chapel with Rev. Jason Groe and Rev. Thurman Seber officiating. Burial will follow in the Odom Cemetery in Auburntown, TN with military honors.
Mr. Leach was a member of Auburn Baptist Church, a U.S. Korean Army veteran and a retired draftsman from Cummings Signs.
Pallbearers will be Mike and Stanton Bryson, Anthony Leach, Charles, Derrick, Tim, Wallace, and Ray Cooper. Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Allen, Jimmy Mingle, Roger Tate, John R. Lee, and Lynn O’Neal.
Memorials may be made to the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America, Inc. 355 Lexington Ave. 15th Floor, New York, NY 10017 in memory of Mr. Leach.
Visitation will be from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM Thursday at WOODFIN MEMORIAL CHAPEL. 893-5151. www.woodfinchapel.com.