Buried in Bakers Forge Memorial Cemetery, Demory, Campbell County, Tennessee.
US Federal Census - 1940 LaFollette, Campbell County, TN.
Billy J. Leach, age 81, of Kingston passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2013 surrounded by his family and friends. He was born April 20, 1932 in LaFollette. Mr. Leach was a member of Central Baptist Church in Kingston where he served as a faithful deacon for many years. He was also a United States Army Veteran who served his country proudly during the Korean War. He retired from TVA and had over 58 years of carpentry experience. He was a member of Carpenters Local No. 50, out of Knoxville. Billy enjoyed camping, gardening and was an avid UT Football fan. Preceded in death by his parents; Roy & Nell Leach and sister Earlene Settles.
Loving wife of 58 years
Bobbie McEvoy Leach of Kingston
Sons- Greg Leach & wife, Missy of Kingston; Brian Leach & wife, Kim of Kingston
Brothers- Jerry Leach, Gordon Leach of Goshen, IN; Raymond Leach & wife, Jessie of Warren, MI
Grandchildren- Amber, Gregory, Hailey & Brian A. Leach all of Kingston
Sister-in-law-Betty Cooper of Kingston
A host of extended family & friends
The family will receive friends 6:00 – 8:00 pm, Friday, May 24, 2013 at Central Baptist Church in Kingston with funeral service following at 8:00 pm, in the sanctuary with Bro. Harold Cox officiating. Interment will be held 11:00 am, Saturday, May 25, 2013 at Bakers Forge Cemetery in LaFollette with full military honors.
Fraker Funeral Home of Kingston is in charge of all arrangement
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Billy by comparing test results with other carriers of his ancestors' Y-chromosome or mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
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