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Marvin Francis Leech

1950 - 2021

Franklin, NC


Marvin Francis Leech of Franklin, NC passed on the morning of March 18, 2021. Marvin was born in Gilman Wisconsin March 24, 1950. He graduated from Gilman High School where he played football and participated in track. After high school Marvin attended Eau Claire Technical College and majored in Computer programing. With a desire to see more of the world, he loaded up his Opal GT and headed west. He found himself in Santa Cruz Count. There he met the McKey family whom were also from Wisconsin. He spent lots of time with Clara, Mac and their daughters Ethel and Mary. He also met and married Cynthia Bernal. Together they had a son Jeffery and raised a daughter Sara. Marvin wore many hats throughout his life. He worked for Amatek Extrusion, was a volunteer fire fighter, a realtor, worked in construction, and in his later years he retired from Wrigleys. Marvin was a quiet man until game day. He was a Die Hard Green Bay Packers fan (Even in the early 70's) He enjoyed hunting and fishing with his grand children. Taking trips out west to see his son Jeff and his yearly trips to see his brothers and sisters.

Marvin is preceded in death by his parents Cecil Leech and Dorothy Turner Leech; sister, Dianne Leech; brothers Earl Leech and Edward Leech. Marvin is survived by and will be deeply missed by his roommate and former wife, Cynthia Bernel; son, Jeffery S. Leech; daughter, Sara Hughes; son in law, David Hughes; grandson, Trevor Bernal; granddaughter, Hollie Little; grandsons, Tucker Ray O'Kelley and Zachary O'Kelley; granddaughters, Taylor O'Kelly, Sara Beth O'Kelley and Sophia May O'Kelley; great granddaughter, Walela Bernal; special friend Oreo; siblings, Doris Kmieciak, Alice Karpinski, Esther Barth, Leon Leech, Arlene Henry, Delmer Leech and Karen Pataczek. 

No services are planned at this time. Condolences and cards may be sent to the family: 

Jeffery S. Leech    4491 Niobe Circle  Rancho Cordova, CA     95742

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March 25, 2021 8:47 PM

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