LEACH, John Allen - On Saturday, September 7, 2019, Sgt John Leach, loving husband, father, grandpa, and friend to all, passed away at the age of 72.
A proud man! John was born on August 29, 1947, in Toronto, Canada. He grew up all over the globe including Barbados, Trinidad, England, and Canada.
Married the love of his life Patricia Leach (nee McCusker) on March 21, 1970, in London, England. They made the big Move to Canada in 1974 and lived an amazing life!
Loved by his three children and their partners; Christine (Michael) Quinn, Sandra Leach (Jason Padgett), and John Leach Jr. (Yvonne).
Adored by his three grandchildren Kora Patricia Leach, Lukas John Leach and Jane Monroe Leach. He will be sadly missed by his two sisters Susie (late Lew) Gilvear and Johanna (Bob) Harris, his two brothers in law Terry (Marilyn) McCusker and David McCusker, and lifelong friends Janet and Derek.
Equally adored by all his nieces and nephews, Catherine, Nicole, James, Lee, Kellie, Scott, and Luke, Our Village, THE TPD family and all that knew and loved him.
An avid card shark, golfer extraordinaire, camper, animal lover, outdoor traveller, collector of fine T-shirts, and A RUM in hand/sand between the toes kinda guy!
“It's 4 o’clock somewhere” – Signing off “The Sarge”
A private cremation ceremony will be held on Wednesday, September 11th. Visitation will be held at Smith’s Funeral Home, 1167 Guelph Line, Burlington, Ontario on Thursday, September 12th at 12:00 p.m., until the start of the Service of Remembrance, at 1:00 pm. Reception to follow.