Dewey Carlton Leach

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Dewey Carlton Leach, 81, passed away Wednesday, December 28, 2022 at his home, surrounded by his family.  

Dewey was a native of Montgomery County. He served his country in the United States Army, during the Korean War.  He was a loving son, brother, husband , father and grandfather.  Dewey retired from Energizer Inc. with over 40 years of service. A faithful member of Amity Hills Baptist Church, where he was the “Greeter”.    Dewey liked being outdoors, enjoying God’s creation, fishing or caring for his yard and even other yards in his neighborhood. He was preceded in death by his parents: Curtis and Maggie Settle Leach; sisters:  Inez Goins, Judy Hinson; brother: Ronald Leach. 

Dewey is survived by wife: Clara Brown Leach; daughter: Linda Ritter and husband Farrell;  son: Kenneth Hancock and wife Vickie; grandchildren: Michael Garner, Shaun Garner, Brian Hancock, Stacey Hancock Seawell; 8 great grandchildren;; many nieces, nephews and friends. 

Funeral  Service will be 3:00 PM, Saturday, December 31, 2022 at Browns Chapel Christian Church, with Pastor Shaun Garner and Pastor Barry Wall officiating.   Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  The family will receive friends prior to the service beginning at 2:00 PM. 

Kennedy Funeral Home is assisting the Leach Family.

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Funeral Service: December 31, 2022 3:00 pm

Brown’s Chapel Christian Church
608 Brown’s Chapel Church Road
Robbins, NC 27325


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  1. I love you, Uncle Carlton!!! You were a wonderful man to all who had the honor of meeting you.. Thank you for all your talks to me about Jesus. I’ll see you again, in that beautiful mansion……….

  2. Many prayers for the family. May God comfort you in the days ahead. I have fond memories of Carlton and Clara when they lived on Leach Rd. Our family has lost another loved one but I know Carlton is rejoicing in Heaven and living in God’s presence! Oh what a homecoming!

  3. Dewey was one of the meekest, kindest, people I have ever met. He was a treasure to our church family. He represented in life an example of Christian servant, brother, and faithfulness. His testimony still lives on.

  4. Dewey was such a gift to us. We moved here from Pennsylvania almost 7 years ago, and Dewey welcomed us into the neighborhood. Dewey was such a sweet, sweet man, always ready to help others. When you would think he didn’t “hear” you, he was really thinking about a humorous comeback. We loved Dewey, and yes, heaven did gain an angel for sure.

  5. Clara and family:
    I’m so sorry to hear about the passing of Dewey. He was a great guy, full of life, and brought joy to anyone who knew him. Loving you both was easy. I know he was your soulmate, but hold on fast to the memories, and he will live on through all who knew him. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  6. Dewey was longtime friend from Energizer, good man, Christian man that loved God, what better can you say about someone. Prayers for the wife Clara.

  7. Clara, so very sorry to hear about Dewey, just heard today ,Jan.4. Dewey was a good man and a good husband to you. I will keep you and family in my prayers.

  8. Linda, so sorry to hear about your Daddy’s passing. May our LORD comfort you at this time.

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