East Liverpool Review
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
WELLSVILLE – Brian L. Leek, age 21 of Wellsville, passed away as a result of a vehicle accident Sunday, Nov. 25, 2012, near Lisbon.
He was born May 1, 1991, in Salem.
Brian was a member of the Port Homer Community Church; was a 2009 graduate of Southern Local High School and attended the Columbiana County Career Center while in high school. He was also a graduate of Lincoln Technical School in Windsor, Conn. He loved to fish and loved the outdoors.
He was formerly employed by the Spencer Turbine Co. in Connecticut and was recently employed by the Brilex Industries Co. of Youngstown, as a Certified Welder Fitter.
Brian was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Donald E. Hudson, Sr. in 2006; paternal grandparents, Herbert A. Leek in 1972 and Elizabeth Leek in 2010 and a cousin Josh Althiser.
He is survived by his mother, Leona M. Hudson Leek, with whom he resided in Wellsville; father, Jerry A. Leek and companion Ruth Bryarley of Lisbon; brother, Brandon (Michelle) Leek of Lisbon; maternal grandmother, Della R. Hudson of Wellsville; aunts, Donna (Richard) Hart of Wellsville, Joan (Thomas) Davidson of Wellsville, and Jean Althiser of North Carolina; uncle, Donald Hudson of Kentucky; nieces, Faith and Hope Leek of Lisbon; nephews, Brandon and Brady Leek of Lisbon; cousins, Curtis Hart of Wellsville, Elizabeth (Jason) Bilji of Cleveland, Rachel Zehentbauer of Lisbon, Jessie Millhorn of Negley, Melissa Gearheart of Cleveland, Jeremy Althiser and Jess Althiser of North Carolina, Tonya Grimes and Crystal Leek of Carrollton.
Visitation hours for Brian will be from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, at the Clarke Funeral Home, Main Street, Toronto.
A celebration service of Brian’s life will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 30, at the funeral home with Pastor Dirk Hall officiating. Interment will be at the Highlandtown Cemetery, Highlandtown.
To view the obituary, sign the guest register or send condolences to the family go to http://www.clarkefuneralhome.com
Contributed by Jackson Edward Wilson