John M. Leake died recently in San Antonio, Texas. He was a resident of the nearby town of Uvalde, where his wife, Jeanne, continues to live.
Mr. Leake was born in Elkins in 1952 to Jim and Margaret Leake. He was 60 at the time of his death.
He was preceded in death by his father, Jim; and a son, Daniel.
He is survived by his wife Jeanne, his mother, Margaret of Florida; his aunt, Dorothy of Virginia, and several cousins in Ohio and Virginia.
A graveside service will be conducted in Maplewood Cemetery Thursday, July 11, at 3 p.m. The Rev. Keith Simmons will preside.
In lieu of flowers, his wife is requesting that donations be made in John's name to Wounded Warrior Project or Cadence International in the account of Mark and Carol Kohl.