In memory of
William Grady "Bill" Leach
In memory of
William Grady "Bill" Leach
8/12/1929 – 4/4/2020. William Grady (Bill) Leach passed away on April 4, 2020. He was 90 years old. He was born in Sebastopol, Mississippi, to parents Thomas Grady and Fannie Leach. The family later moved to Louisiana, and William graduated from Epps High School. He served in the 199th Infantry of the LA National Guard, and graduated from Louisiana Tech University with a degree in petroleum and geological engineering. William worked for Texaco in South Louisiana for 35 years, in a number of engineering positions. He married his high school sweetheart, Sibyl Anne Gilmore Leach, and they were married for 61 years. His wife preceded him in death in 2015. He is survived by Virginia A. McDaniel (Alan) of Victoria, TX, William M. Leach of New Orleans, LA, and Mary A. Wetzel (Rob) of Clinton, MO. He is also survived by brother, Harold (Evelyn) Leach of Fairfield, TX, sisters Nelda English of Pittsburgh, KA, and Mary (Joe) Armstrong of Columbia, MS, as well as brother in law, Joe (Jo Ann) Gilmore of Ruston, LA. William was Papa Bill to 6 grandchildren - William (Tisch) McDaniel, John McDaniel, Michael (Mercy) McDaniel, Casey, Wetzel, Janie Wetzel, and Camille Wetzel. He was also PAPA Bill to 5 great-grandchildren- Jillian, A.J., Camille, Iris, and Abel McDaniel. Papa Bill loved to play golf, fish, walk his dog Zack, watch Saints games, and enjoy time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. William was buried alongside his wife, Anne, in Epps, LA. Honorary pallbearers were Joe Gilmore, Jake Gilmore, William McDaniel, John McDaniel, Michael McDaniel, and Casey Wetzel. A celebration service was held August 1. 2020.
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In memory of
William Grady "Bill" Leach
8/12/1929 – 4/4/2020. William Grady (Bill) Leach passed away on April 4, 2020. He was 90 years old. He was born in Sebastopol, Mississippi, to parents Thomas Grady and Fannie Leach. The family later moved to Louisiana, and William graduated from Epps High School. He served in the 199th Infantry of the LA National Guard, and graduated from Louisiana Tech University with a degree in petroleum and geological engineering. William worked for Texaco in South Louisiana for 35 years, in a number of engineering positions. He married his high school sweetheart, Sibyl Anne Gilmore Leach, and they were married for 61 years. His wife preceded him in death in 2015. He is survived by Virginia A. McDaniel (Alan) of Victoria, TX, William M. Leach of New Orleans, LA, and Mary A. Wetzel (Rob) of Clinton, MO. He is also survived by brother, Harold (Evelyn) Leach of Fairfield, TX, sisters Nelda English of Pittsburgh, KA, and Mary (Joe) Armstrong of Columbia, MS, as well as brother in law, Joe (Jo Ann) Gilmore of Ruston, LA. William was Papa Bill to 6 grandchildren - William (Tisch) McDaniel, John McDaniel, Michael (Mercy) McDaniel, Casey, Wetzel, Janie Wetzel, and Camille Wetzel. He was also PAPA Bill to 5 great-grandchildren- Jillian, A.J., Camille, Iris, and Abel McDaniel. Papa Bill loved to play golf, fish, walk his dog Zack, watch Saints games, and enjoy time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. William was buried alongside his wife, Anne, in Epps, LA. Honorary pallbearers were Joe Gilmore, Jake Gilmore, William McDaniel, John McDaniel, Michael McDaniel, and Casey Wetzel. A celebration service was held August 1. 2020.
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