Clifford "Dean" Leach, age 60, of Olathe, Kansas and previously of Bonner Springs, KS., passed away to join his family that had gone before him, on his birthday, July 3, 2016. The Funeral Service will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 9th at the Alden-Harrington Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Bonner Springs Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. prior to the service also at the funeral home.
Dean was born on July 3, 1956 in Kansas City, Kansas, the first of two children born to Clifford and Virginia (VanNatta) Leach. Dean grew up in Bonner Springs and graduated from Bonner Springs High School in 1974. He married Sue (Dennis) on September 23, 1978 and together they made their home in Olathe, KS., where they raised their daughter Carrie Elizabeth. Dean was employed by Lonestar Industries in Bonner Springs and most recently was working for KC Scaffold, as a Sales Representative. Some of Dean's favorite pastimes included fishing, boating, lake time, and any kind of racing. HE was preceded in death by his mother Virginia Leach. Survivors include his wife Suzanne Leach of the home, one daughter Carrie Carpenter and husband Cory, his father Cliff Leach, and his sister Dian Leach Moore all of Olathe, KS., as well as several nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.