Clark Wayne "Doc" Leeth

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CLARK WAYNE "DOC" LEETH, age 70, of Washington CH, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at his home.

He was born on July 3, 1943 in Fayette County to Henry and Hazel Penwell Leeth. He was a 1961 Jeffersonville High School graduate. He was a self-employed contractor. He had also worked as a security guard at Airborne Express and most recently working at Second Chance as a driver. He was a member of the Washington Avenue House of Prayer where he had served in various leadership positions. He was a published author of several Christian novels and hosted an internet ministry called Downing Chapel. He enjoyed woodworking and built several grandfather clocks. He loved the Lord and his family.

Clark was preceded in death by his parents, granddaughter Elizabeth Kocher, six brothers and two sisters.

Survivors include his wife, Penny Fetherolf Leeth, whom he married on March 8, 1975; his children Tammy (Bill) Kocher, Dan (Karen) Leeth both of Wilmington, Angie (Gary II) Cockerill of Sabina and Jason Leeth and special friend Leah of Washington CH; grandchildren Tara (Lloyd) Estes, Tori Kocher, Zachary Leeth, Megan, Maura, Mason and Madison Cockerill, Amanda, Alyssa and Kevin Miles and several great-grandchildren as well as several nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.

The funeral service will be held on Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at the Washington Avenue House of Prayer with Pastor Tom Butcher officiating with burial to follow at the Highlawn Cemetery. Friends may call at the church on Friday from 4-8 p.m.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Washington Ave. House of Prayer, 1230 Washington Ave., Washington CH, OH 43160. Online condolences may be sent to

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Summers Funeral Home
223 W Market St
Washington Court House, OH 43160
(740) 335-6078
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Published in Record Herald from May 21 to May 22, 2014