Visitation Change: Visitation for David will now be held before the service on Thursday from 11:00 a.m., until 2:00 p.m. The funeral will begin at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, February 6.
David Allen Leach, 73, of Vinita, Oklahoma passed away on Saturday, February 1, 2020 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He was born on November 6, 1946 in Houston, Texas, the son of Harlan V. Leach and Martha (Albritton) Leach. David married Jeanne Ballew on November 23, 1973 in Gore, Oklahoma. He worked in Industrial Maintenance for the Solae Company retiring in 2011. David enjoyed being outdoors, fishing, pheasant hunting and gardening. His favorite of all was spending time with those grandkids. He loved his family and all the time spent with each of them. David had so many friends and was a friend to all. He will be so very missed by all who knew and loved him.
Funeral Services will be held on Thursday February 6, 2020 at 2 p.m. in the Shipman’s Funeral Chapel with George Albritton officiating. VISITATION HAS BEEN CHANGED TO 11 A.M. TO 2 P.M. THURSDAY BEFORE SERVICE DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS. Honorary casket bearers are The Romeo’s (Retired Old Men Eating Out) , Alan McAnally, Allen Ragsdale, Billy Scott, Charlie Owens, Curtis Collins, David Chaudion, David Parker, Dennis Troyer, Dwain Mulsow, Harold Poole, Jack Stephens, Jack Freund, Jake Armstrong, James Peggs, Jim Buffo, Larry Jones, Lendle Brown, Lyle Curtis, Mac Childress, Mark Murry, Mark Bair, Miles Anderson, Carol Robertson, Phil Underwood, Randy Showalter, Robert Haney, Rod Rueter, Roger Lynch, Skie Hawkes, Solly Littledave, Stan Matlock, Steve Ince, Steve Owens, Steve Smith, Terry Ruffin, Tommy W. Stephens, Venie Due, Wayne Hodson, Wendell Jennings and Willie Anderson. To leave a personal message to his family, please see his Tribute at www. Shipmansfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Shipman’s Funeral & Cremation Service.
He is survived by his wife, Jeanne of the home; two sons, Slaten Leach and wife, Lindsay of Tulsa, OK and Jeremy Leach and wife, Jessie of Yukon, OK; sister, Jan Davison and husband, Gary of Eucha, OK; grandchildren, Lindsay Michelle Leach and Jette Arlene Leach; many other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Harlan V. and Martha (Albritton) Leach.