William Lyndale ("Lyn") LeachJuly 2, 1948 ~ January 12, 2018 (age 69)
William “Lyn” Leach, 69, passed away Friday, January 12, 2018. He was born in Knoxville, TN, son to the late Burt and Gladys Leach. He served as a Staff Sargent in the United States Air Force and was a Vietnam Veteran. He worked at American Enka, IPI, and retired from Galbraith Laboratories as a Poly Chemist. He was a member of First Baptist Church, F&AM Lodge #767, the Vietnam Veterans #1073, and enjoyed coaching and watching soccer. Lyn had a wonderful disposition, he never met a stranger, and always saw the glass as half full. He was a loving Husband, a wonderful “Pop”, and proud owner of four fur babies.
Survivors include, his wife of 17 years Sandra Leach; children Jeremy (Amber) Leach, Travis (Erica) Henegar, Traci Henegar, Kimberly (Ben) Helton, and Barbara (Dana) Thompson; grandchildren Anna Beth, Claire, Jonam, Abigail, Alexandra, Anson, Jaylen, Isabella, Elijah, Landon, Katelyn, Emma, Elizabeth, Joseph, and Daniel.
The family will receive friends from 5-7pm, Tuesday, January 16, 2018 in the East Chapel of Allen Funeral Home. Masonic services conducted by F&AM Lodge 767 will be at 7 pm, with the funeral service following, with Rev. Danny Georges officiating. Family and friends will meet 10:30 am, January 17, at Mountain Home National Cemetery (53 Memorial Avenue, Mountain Home, TN 37684) for a 10:45am Military Graveside service and committal.