Edward Joseph Leitch
Edward Joseph Leitch, age 67, of Geneva, passed away on Monday, September 2, 2019, at home surrounded by friends and family. He was born on December 16, 1951, in Cleveland, the son of June (Lowery) and Walter Leitch. Ed married Valerie (Dodge) in Geneva on August 18, 1973.
Ed was a 1970 graduate of Madison High School. He retired from the Geneva Area City School System in 2015 as the Director of Maintenance and Transportation, and he was the type of person who could do just about anything. Ed was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church and was constantly there to help others. Always supportive of his sons in their sporting activities, Ed was a longtime fan of the Cleveland Browns and the Tribe.
He is survived by his wife, Valerie; sons, David (Danielle) and Benjamin (Elizabeth) Leitch; grandchildren, Cale, Logan and Aubree; brothers, Raymond and Walter (Sheri) Leitch; sisters, Jill (Greg) Haycox, Jacqueline (Ernie) Strumbly and Betty (Bob) Piskach; sister-in-law, Susan Leitch; and several nieces and nephews.
Ed was preceded in death by his parents and his beloved brother, Robert.
Calling hours will be held 6-9 p.m. on Friday, September 6, 2019, at the Behm Family Funeral Home, 175 S. Broadway, Geneva. A Funeral Service will be held 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 7, 2019, at St. John's Lutheran Church, 811 S. Broadway in Geneva, officiated by Rev. Jonathan Schroeder. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.
Contributions may be made, in Ed's name, to St. John's Lutheran Church, 811 S. Broadway, Geneva, OH 44041.
Online obituary and condolences may be viewed at www.behmfuneral.com.
Published on September 3, 2019


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Tom and Linda Kranauer
Nov 07, 2019
We so sorry to hear about Ed passing. Our deepest sympathy to you and your family.
Tracy Febel
Sep 06, 2019
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Terry Calhoon Miller
Sep 04, 2019
Sorry to hear of Ed's passing, Val. I wish you and your family strength.
Judy Holt
Sep 03, 2019
Ed was a good friend to many. It was a pleasure to work under his supervision. My sincere condolences to his wife and family.
Carol and Bill Wills
Sep 03, 2019
Our thoughts and prayers are with you Val,and the boys ,and their families. Ed was just the nicest friend. Best boss ever when,I was at the schools as custodian. God Bless😇 Sincerely Carol and Bill Wills