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Jerald Duane Leech

Date of Death: January 26, 2024

Date of Birth: May 1, 1945


Topsham - Jerald Duane Leech, 78 of Topsham Maine passed away Friday January 26, 2024 with his family by his side.

Born May 1, 1945 The third of six children to Jerald and Josephine Leech. He grew up in the Seattle Washington area until enlisting in the Air Force in 1962. After being stationed in Topsham Maine that became his home. Over the years he worked in the wood business. He owned and operated Jerry Leech forest products for over thirty years. When not delivering firewood to long time customers or bringing another load to the mill he enjoyed camping, spending the day on the water with his family. As the years went on his pride and joy became his grandchildren. He treasured his time with them and loved being Grandpa. Jerry was predeceased by his parents, father Jerald, mother Josephine Leech, and sister Karen Abel.

He is survived by daughter Kim Leech (Sheryl) of Ocala Florida and Son Rick Leech (Jennifer) of Bowdoinham Maine. His three grandchildren Allan, Taylor and Ryley Leech. He also leaves behind long time companion Norma Collins of Topsham Maine. Also survived by brothers Geno, Larry and sisters Beverly and Marla along with several nieces and nephews on the west coast. We would like to thank CHANS home care for graceful guidance and loving care to our dad.

A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday February 3, 2024 join us from 2 - 4pm at One Sixty Five The Inn on Park Row. 165 Park Row, Brunswick Maine. In Lieu of flowers please donate to your local Food pantry in Jerry’s memory. 

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