Floyd W. “ Troy ” Leach, 69, of Vinton, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 16, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont, following an illness.
Born April 19, 1945 in Many, La. to Nattie Mae (Oxley) Leach and Milford James Leach. He lived in Vinton since 1989 and lived previously in Bridge City. Troy was of the Christian faith and worked as a contract administrator in the chemical refining Industry. Troy enjoyed hunting, camping and being in the outdoors. Troy was a very smart man and a loving husband. He enjoyed riding four wheelers, popping fireworks and spending time with his dog, J. R.

Troy is preceded in death by his parents; his uncle, Hubert Oxley and members of his extended family.

Those who will most cherish his memory are his wife of 51 years, Linda Ann Norwood Leach of Vinton; sons, Troy Dale Leach and wife, Diana of Bridge City and Tracy Keith Leach and his girlfriend, Shani Thompson of Orange; sister, Dorothy Mae Cotton and husband, Ray of Starks; brother, Charles Leach of Orange; grandchildren, Lacy Morgan Leach, Miranda Leach Harmon and husband, Caleb, Alana Leach, Devin Young and Dakota Young. Troy is also survived by numerous members of his extended family.Graveside services to remember and honor Troy’s life will be at 10:00 A. M. Friday, Dec. 19, at the Fort Jesup Cemetery near Many. The Rev. Wade Penfield will officiate. A gathering of Troy’s family and friends will be from 5:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. Thursday at Dorman Funeral Home in Orange.

Condolences may be expressed for the family at www.dormanfuneralhome.com.