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Jim Leach
January 4, 1962 - September 16, 2021
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3800 N. Big Spring St
Midland, Texas 79705
Tuesday 9/21, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Jim Leach, 59, of Midland, passed away on Thursday, September 16, 2021. He was born on January 4, 1962 to Brunnetta and James Leach. Jim attended school at St. Ann’s Catholic School, Bowie Elementary, and San Jacinto Junior High School. He then graduated from Midland High School. Jim furthered his education at Midland College, Texas …
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Kris left a message on September 29, 2021:
Sad to see a fellow Starwars fan go. He was a great man that will be missed by many. The force will be with you always.
STEVEN K UNDERWOOD left a message on September 28, 2021:
Jim: Was a great friend throughout Junior High School and Midland High. I unfortunately lost touch with Jim, following college. I am so sorry for his families loss, Jim clearly left a tremendous legacy behind with his family and students. Jim will forever be young in my memory. God bless
Gregg Bartus left a message on September 23, 2021:
Jim was my friend and next door neighbor growing up in Midland on Western Ave. We had worn out a path between our two houses over the years playing together. Jim loved Star Wars and I would come over and watch him build models and run around the neighborhood. Although I was 2 years younger, he treated me like an equal. When Jim got his driver's license, we would run around town in his white Chevy Vega. We both went off to college but stayed in touch and would visit each other when we came home during the summers and holidays to catch up. I was a groomsmen in Jim's wedding and I still have and cherish the pocket knife he gave me as a groom's gift. Since then, every time I would come back to visit my parents in Midland, I would run down to his house and say hello. Jim was a big part of my growing up and I will dearly miss him. Rest in Peace my friend.
Karlee Snell left a message on September 22, 2021:
As I'm sure you all know Mr.Leach was the best teacher that so many have ever had. I will never forget him or stop missing him. one of the years I was in his class, I believe it was 5th grade and then I was lucky enough to have him again in 6th, he had a brick in his classroom for some reason. Well I had free time one day and made this brick a suit out of note book paper and we named him Fred. Mr.Leach did his best to protect Fred from the other students for as long as he could. And that was the highlight of my 5th grade year. May he rest in peace. Sending prayers for his wife and children.
Karen Kitto left a message on September 21, 2021:
I was so sorry to hear about Jim. He was a wonderful person and amazing teacher... I loved teaching with him. I think of him every Christmas when I put out the amazing Santas that he gave me when his mom passed away. They are some of my favorites. I also remember how wonderful Stacey was to my granddaughter when she was at Goddard. My thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time.
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JoAnna Low left a message on September 21, 2021:
The Low Family is so very saddened to hear about the loss of your precious loved one, especially Elizabeth, Lauren and Audrey. The Fannin students and parents are praying for you all.
Blake Hightower left a message on September 20, 2021:
I am so sad to hear of Jimbo's passing. We attended Midland High School together. He was a witty and lifted the spirits of those who knew him. We both became teachers and I know he touched to lives of thousands of students. We will be praying for Jim's family and friends...
K. Adams left a message on September 18, 2021:
Mr. Leach was a fantastic teacher and he taught all 3 of my kids and they all loved him. My thoughts, prayers and deepest condolences go out to his family, his Fannin family and the many students who he inspired every single day. May he Rest In Peace.
Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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