NEW ROCHELLE, NY –Ed J. Leake, 85, passed away on August 17, 2015.
Born in Maxton, NC, he was the husband of the late Priscilla Leake. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and a member of V.F.W. Post 392. He was a longtime Foreman from the city of New Rochelle NY, Public Works department, serving for thirty-five years.
Left to cherish his memory are his daughter, Donna Spencer and husband Thomas of Virginia Beach; son, Edward Leake of Ogdensburg, NY; sister, Mary Alice Stroud of Chicago, IL; two granddaughters, Priscilla Spencer and Candice Kneipp; a grandson, Horace Spencer; two great grandchildren, Sydney and Julian Kneipp; a close family friend, Wonchinna Hinton and a host of family and friends in New York and North Carolina.
Services and burial in Colonial Grove Memorial Park will be private. Arrangements are by Hollomon-Brown, Kempsville Chapel.