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Wilford D. Leach, 93, of Chesterfield, died Feb. 10, 2018, at Miller's Merry Manor in Chesterfield.
Wilford was born June 29, 1924, in Stomping Ground, Kentucky, the son of Harry and Lillie (Covington) Leach. He worked for Indiana Gas for 38 years.
He served in the United States Army during World War II from 1943 -1946.
He attended Parkview Wesleyan Church. He was a current member of Daleville Masonic Lodge; former member of Indianapolis Valley of the Scottish Rite; Murat Temple; Shrine Club; vice president of the Chamber of Commerce; past commander and lifetime member of American Legion Post 408; president of Chesterfield Town Board; VFW; 40/8; Little League manager for nine years and was involved in many other organizations. He enjoyed helping others.
He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Janet (Dennis) Leach, whom he married May 24, 1980; children, Connie Myer, of Anderson, Cary (Angie) Chase, of Middletown, Curt (Debbie) Chase, of Crestwood, Kentucky; sister, Annie Summey, of Danville; grandchildren, Justin (Jenny) Chase, Brian (Kathleen) Chase, Jeremy (Sarah) Chase, Christopher Chase and Lake Jackson; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Harry "Boot," Roy, Gene and Bob Leach; and grandson, Travis Myer.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, at Rozelle-Johnson Funeral Service with Pastor Ned Clark officiating. Burial will follow in Bronnenberg Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, and on Thursday one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be given to Parkview Wesleyan Church.
Post online condolences at www.rozelle-johnson.com.
Published on February 12, 2018
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