In memory of
Larry G. Leech
LAWRENCE GARTH LEECH LAKE STATION, IN Larry G. Leech, age 76, of Lake Station, passed away at home on Wednesday, April 12. 2017. He was born in Linton, IN on January 20, 1941 to the late George and Mary (nee Leveque) Leech. Larry graduated from River Forest High School, Class of 1960. Larry was a retired Sheet Metal Worker, Local 20 and also retired from the Chrome Deposit Corporation in Portage. Larry was an avid car enthusiast. He was a member of the Regional Streeters. He enjoyed drag racing at the U.S. 30 Drag Strip in the 60's and 70's. Larry spent his free time riding his Harley motorcycle and will be remembered as a motor sports fan. Larry is survived by daughter, Laura Leech; brother, Gregg (Bernice) Leech; grandson, Pete Leech; great grandson, Xavier Leech; former wife and friend, Paula Leech; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Carolyn Leech; two sisters, Jean Loving, Janet Leech; and his parents. Memorial contributions may be made, in Larry's honor, to VNA Hospice, 2401 Valley Drive, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383. A funeral service for Larry, with Pastor Rick Henderson officiating, will take place Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 7:00 pm at Rees Funeral Home, Hobart Chapel , 600 W. Old Ridge Rd, Hobart, IN 46342. Visitation, also on Wednesday, will be held from 2:00 p.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. A burial of cremains will take place at Calvary Cemetery, Portage at a later date. For more information, please call 219-942-2109. Online condolences may be shared with the family at reesfuneralhomes.com
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