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Justin Waylon Leach

MESA, AZ - Justin Waylon Leach, 37, formerly of Petersburg, Ill., passed away suddenly at his home in Mesa on Feb. 24, 2014.

He was born March 2, 1976, in Springfield, Ill., the son of Leonard R. Leach and Holly C. Hollis.

Justin graduated from PORTA High School in 1994, and had been working for Verizon Wireless as a Program Manager for the last seven years. He was working on his Bachelor's degree in Business Management that he was to receive in June, and was looking forward to working on a Master's degree in Psychology. He loved visiting his family and friends, and enjoyed and lived life to the fullest.

He is survived by his mother, Holly Hollis of Petersburg; father, Leonard Leach of Springfield; daughter, Abbie Whiting of Flagstaff, Ariz.; maternal grandmother, Jane Hollis of Petersburg; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

He is preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, John Hollis, and paternal grandparents, Paul Leach and Regina Courtney.

Justin will be greatly missed by his friends and family.

Cremation rites have been accorded and a private family memorial service will be held at a later date.

Hurley Funeral Home in Petersburg assisted the family with arrangements. To express condolences to the family, please visit online at www.hurleyfh.com.

Published in The State Journal-Register on Mar. 4, 2014
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