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Ray E. Leach Sr.

September 23, 1931 ~ September 9, 2018 (age 86)

DOYLESTOWN – Ray E. Leach Sr., age 86, passed away on September 9, 2018.

Born on September 23, 1931 in Parkersburg, WV to the late Everett and Goldie (Cochran) Leach, he was a resident of Doylestown since 1989, previously of Norton.  Ray was owner and operator of Leach’s Meats & Sweets for 47 years, and was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church.

Preceded in death by his first wife Delores Jean; son-in-law, John Phelps; daughter-in-law, Linda Ann Leach, he is survived by his wife of 20 years, Ann; children, Ray Jr. (Susan) Leach, Kathy Phelps, Vicky Fulks, John (Ann) Leach, Mike (Shelly) Leach, Christina (Russell) Dietry; 13 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; brother, Paul Leach; sister, Dorothy Krannich; step children, Eric (Stephanie) Chapman, Randy Chapman (Debby Cooper), Michael (Kim) Chapman, John (Laura) Chapman, Lisa Holland; 9 step grandchildren; 13 step great grandchildren; other family and many special friends.

The family wishes to thank the staff of Justin T. Rogers, Cleveland Clinic Hospice of Visiting Nurse for their loving care of Ray.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 161 W. Clinton St., Doylestown, OH, 44230, with Fr. Robert Stein, Celebrant.  Burial will be held at Greenlawn Memorial Park.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Justin T. Rogers, Cleveland Clinic Hospice of Visiting Nurse, 3358 Ridgewood Rd., Akron, OH, 44333.  Online obituary and guest registry are available at

“Thank you to all my customer/friends who have supported me for so many years.  Ray”

(Zak-Thacker & Monbarren, 330-658-2211)


Donations may be made to:

Justin T. Rogers Cleveland Clinic/Akron General Hospice of VNS
3358 Ridgewood Rd., Akron OH 44333

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