July 24, 1925 - May 16, 2016
Emery Virgil Leach, 90, of Mechanicsburg passed away on Sunday May 16, 2016 in Riverside Methodist Hospital.
He was born on July 24, 1925 in Springfield, Ohio the son of Emery Wesley Leach and Sarah Edna Leach.
Emery was employed at Navistar for 22 years and was a member of UAW 402. He attended The Catawba Country Church. Emery enjoyed reading and studying the Bible as well as walking. He was a member of the Mechanicsburg Masonic Lodge #113 F & AM.
Emery is survived by his grandchildren, Danielle (Alan) Swendal and Jason Smith; great-grandchildren, Levi and Lindsey Swendal, Mary, Brodie and Maverick Smith; sister, Margret (Richard) Smith.
He was preceded in death by his wife Mary (Knox) Leach; his parents; daughter, Carol Smith; son, Roger Leach; sisters, Della Skiles, Betty Wright, Hazel Going, Dorothy Johnson, Pearl Knox and his brothers, Leonard and Joseph Leach.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday May 19, 2016 at 11:00 AM in The Country Church of Catawba with Rev. Glenn McIntocsh officiating. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to services. Burial will follow in McConkey Cemetery, Catawba. Services are entrusted to SKILLMAN, McDONALD & VERNON funeral home, Mechanicsburg, Ohio.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.