OBITUARY: Theodore B. "Teddy" Leach
Theodore B. "Teddy" Leach, 86, passed away surrounded by his family on July 22, 2021, in Talbott's Personal Care Home in Belington WV under the care of Mountain Hospice. He had been in declining health for quite some time.
He was born to the late Blaine Harold Leach and Helen Maxine (Simon) Leach in Philippi, WV on September 26, 1934.
Teddy is survived by brother's, Thomas (Ann) Leach, of Lockport, NY.,Larry (Karen) Leach, of Tacy, sisters, , Gloria Oppenheimer of Xenia, OH., and Helen (Encil) Auvil of Philippi; sister-in-law Denise Leach of Barbour County; and many nieces and nephews.
Mr. Leach is preceded in death by brothers, Harold Leach and his wife Estelle and Blaine Leach Jr. and brother-in-law, Bill Oppenheimer.
Teddy attended the schools of Barbour County. He served in the US Army in Colorado from 1957 to 1959. After being discharged from the Military, he worked the rest of his years for his father in the coal mines. He enjoyed going to the movies in his early years and loved watching westerns on television, his most favorite was Gun Smoke and Raw Hide. Teddy could also tell you all the actors' names. The family of Teddy would like to thank Talbott's Personal Care Home and Mountain Hospice for the love and care that they showed to our brother.
The family will receive friends at the Kittle Family Funeral Home, 265 Beech Ave. Philippi, WV on Saturday July 24, 2021 from 9 a.m., until 1 p.m. A Funeral Service will be at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Jimmie Tallman officiating and interment will follow in Mary's Chapel Cemetery near Philippi where full Military Rites will be accorded. Online condolences can be expressed to the family at www.kittlefamilyfh.com. The Kittle Family Funeral Home is honored to assist the family with the arrangements of Teddy Leach.