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La Follette, TN 37766
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Arden D Leach

LaFollette, TN

Arden D. Leach, age 87, of LaFollette passed away Wednesday, September 12, 2018. He was of the Baptist faith and a dedicated Christian, since age 10. He was a US Army veteran of the Korean War having served as a Platoon Sergeant in the 25th Division and 14th Regiment. Employed at Y-12 Union Carbide with 38 years service and retired as a General Foreman for writing and enforcing procedures for Nuclear Safety, Safe Guards and Security. He enjoyed woodworking, gardening, fishing, and was an avid UT fan. Preceded in death by parents, Verlin & Emalee Henegar Leach; brothers, Earl and Eugene Leach; Sister, Faye Leach Carroll; daughter-in-law, Cheryl Leach and son-in-law, Joe Heatherly


Wife: Louise Leach

Daughter: Vickie Heatherly

Sons: Dennis Leach

Marvin Leach & wife Kim

Brian Leach & Jane Teague

Grandchildren: Kimala Wells, Erica Kidd, Marty Leach, Matt Leach, and step grandson Brandon Golden

Great Grandchildren: Jae Daniel Victory, Caden Victory, Sarah-Beth & Olivia Kidd, Ethan Leach

Step Great Grandchildren: Noah & Abram Golden

Brothers: Elmon Leach

Russell Leach & wife Joyce

Wayne Leach

Sister: Janet Summers & husband Millard

Several nieces and nephews

Services 3 PM Saturday Cross-Smith Chapel

Rev. Jack Burns & Brother Jerry Dagley officiating

Interment Leach Cemetery with Military Honors by Campbell County Honor Guard

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Leach Cemetery Fund, 288 Middlesboro Road, LaFollette, TN 37766

Family will receive friends 1 PM to 3 PM Saturday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home

Condolences may be given online at
Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Sept. 14 to Sept. 15, 2018
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