John Richard “Bojangles” Leach of Canfield, Ohio, born May 19, 1941 passed away in his sleep on September 2nd, 2018 at the age of 77. John was the love of Laurie May Olmutz, and she was his. He was the loving son of John Perry “Jack” Leach and Jean Lillian Rhoads Leach, and loving brother to his sister Sandra. He leaves behind his mother Jean, sister Sandra, children, Melissa, Kristin, John Paul; grandchildren Andrew, Jason, Nicholas, Perry, great grand-daughter Liakada as well as his good friend Jimmy Yanacos and many others. John was a long-standing Mason and served as the Aut Mori Grotto Clown “Bojangles”. John was a member of AMVETS, the American Legion and Fraternal Order of Eagles. John blessed this earth with his good nature, love, help for others and most of all, his sense of humor and good will and he will be greatly missed by all who knew him. In lieu of flowers contributions in his memory can be made to any of the fraternal organizations mentioned.
A Memorial Service celebrating the life of John will be held at a later date. Please check back for details.