Duane Leroy Leach, 64, passed away in his home in Orlando, Oklahoma on December 28, 2019. His funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 4, 2020 in the Strode Funeral Home Chapel. His burial will follow at Merena Cemetery in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Pastor James Tucker will officiate the service with Strode Funeral Home handling arrangements.
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Duane was born October 19, 1955 to Don L. and Wilma Faye Leach in Warrensburg, Missouri. He attended school at Thomas Jefferson in Dallas, Texas.
He joined the Army for a brief time and afterwards Duane worked as carpenter, handyman, and was a dishwasher at Smoke Pokey until his stroke in 2013. He was not a dad to any one child but he was an awesome uncle and storyteller to his four nephews, four nieces, 13 great-nieces, 11 great-nephews, and many friends.
He is preceded in death by his father, Don; mother, Faye; two brothers, Baby Leach and Royce.
He is survived by his three sisters, Sue Morgan, Donna (Bruce) Wroblewski, and Carol Leach; and numerous family members.
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