Obituary of John Leigh
John Murray Leigh, age 59, died unexpectedly 5/10/2017 in United Memorial Medical Center of Batavia.
He was born 6/17/1957 to Eugene and Beverly(Murray)Leigh and had lived in the Albion area all of his life.
John received his Albion Central School High School Diploma in 1978 at the age of 21 and had been employed through the ARC of Orleans/Genesee for many years. He often enjoyed telling people he was now, “Semi-retired.” John was a member of the Gaines-Carlton Community Church where he proudly served as Head Usher, liked doing ‘Word-Search’ puzzles and thoroughly enjoyed golfing and bowling.
Mr. Leigh was predeceased by his mother Beverly Leigh, and brothers-in-law: Lee Minier and David Hatch. He is survived by his father: Eugene Leigh, his sisters: Valerie Hatch of TX, Meredith Minier of Albion, nieces and nephew: Coleen(David)Quarles, Garrett(Rachael)Hatch, Marissa(Patrick)Olles, his aunts: Patricia(Hank)Hellert and Anna Murray as well as several great nieces, nephews and cousins.
There will be no prior calling hours.
Family and friends are invited to attend A Celebration of John's Life on SATURDAY JUNE 10th at the Gaines-Carlton Community Church, 14585 Ridge Road, Albion, NY, beginning at 3:00 p.m. Interment will be in Mt. Albion Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Gaines-Carlton Community Church, P.O. Box 431, Albion, NY, 14411 or The ARC of Genesee/Orleans, 64 Walnut Street, Batavia, NY, 14020.