MENTOR, Ohio—Don Leitch, a former pastor, died May 6. He was 81.
After serving two years in an Army tank battalion in Germany, Don entered seminary and pastored churches for 40 years in New York and Ohio, including the final 20 years at First Baptist Church of Willowick, Ohio. During his retirement, he volunteered at a Chinese church in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, and Faith Baptist Community Center in Cleveland. He was a member of Nottingham Baptist Church in Willoughby Hills, Ohio.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Mary; three children, David, Daniel, and Deborah; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Services will take place at Nottingham Baptist Church, Willoughby Hills, Ohio, with the funeral on May 12 at 10:30 a.m., and visitation on May 11 from 3:00 to 5:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.