Obituary and funeral service: Rev. Billy Leach, 80, of Good Hope

Rev. Billy Leach, age 80 of Good Hope, GA, passed away on Saturday, January 30, 2021. A Graveside Service will be held 3:30 PM on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, 1375 New Hope Road SE, Lawrenceville, GA 30045. Rev. Leach was a member of Braswell Baptist Church. He was a founding pastor of New Hope Baptist Church in Lawrenceville and a former pastor at Youth Baptist Church in Loganville and Open Door Baptist Church in Flowery Branch. Rev. Leach was preceded in death by his parents, James G. and Ruby Kate (Garner) Leach. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Sara Leach of Good Hope; sons and daughters-in-law, Keith and Janet Leach of Monroe, Donny and Sholane Leach of Madison; daughter and son-in-law, Dee Dee and Scott Jones of Oxford; son and daughter-in-law, Shad and Jennifer Leach of Loganville; brother and sister-in-law, Samuel and Wanda Leach of Hartford, AL; sisters and brothers-in-law, Margaret and George Goss of Lawrenceville, Mildred and Cecil Breedlove of Buford, Montine and Oscar Williams of Lawrenceville, and Mame and Grady Bannister of Griffin; sister, Minnie Bridges of Dacula; 11 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; numerous family and friends. Arrangements by Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road SW, Lawrenceville, GA 30046. 770-962-3100. Please sign the online guest registry at

Reposted courtesy of Tim Stewart Funeral Home.

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