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603 South Center Street
STATESVILLE, NC 28677
Phone: (704) 873-3611
Fax: (704) 872-2589
Elzie Leach

Elzie Leach (Carter)

Saturday, April 13th, 1940 - Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
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Mr. Elzie Carter Leach, 79, of Hartwell, Georgia was born in Iredell County on April 13, 1940. He was the son of the late John and Naomi Barber Leach. He departed this life on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at the University Medical Center in Hartwell, Georgia.
Elzie attended Morningside High School. He met his soul mate, Sula Teasley in 1968. They lived together for fifty-one years and were married for twenty-six years. Sula preceded him in death. In addition to his wife, he was also preceded in death by one sister, Marilyn Barber; one brother, John Barber; two step-sons, Willie Teasley and Vernon Teasley; one stepdaughter, Louise Williams; grandchildren, Chadwick, Melissa, and Chris and great grandchildren, Emmanuel and Nicole.
He leaves to cherish the memory of his life his sister, Frances B. Patterson; his step-children, Elizabeth (Louis) Young of Statesville, Kennedy Teasley and Joe Teasley, both of Salisbury, Freddie Teasley, Michael (Debra) Teasley, Nettie Teasley, Peggy Teasley, Linda Neely, Wanda Teasley, Patricia (Willie) Buford, all of Statesville, Calvin Teasley, Gwendolyn (Albert Simpson) Hill and Roy Teasley, all of Hartwell, Georgia; nieces and nephews, Stephanie Barber and Freda Renwick, both of Statesville, Sheila (Sebastian) Roberts of Winston-Salem, Felicia Barber of Statesville, Angela Barber and Barry Barber of Georgia, Woof Westmoreland and Jerome Westmoreland, both of Statesville; and a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, other relatives and a host of friends.
Celebration of Life Services will be conducted Friday, June 7, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. at Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home. Members of the family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m., but will assemble at the residence of a niece, Lelicia Barber, 3709 Taylorsville Highway, at other times.
Visit the Book of Memories for Mr. Leach at www.rutledgeandbigham.com. Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home is serving the family of Mr. Leach.
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  • Visitation

    Friday, June 7th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 1:55pm
    When
    Friday, June 7th, 2019 1:00pm - 1:55pm
    Location
    Rutledge and Bigham Mortuary
    Address
    603 South Center Street
    STATESVILLE, NC 28677
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  • Service

    Friday, June 7th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    When
    Friday, June 7th, 2019 2:00pm
    Location
    Rutledge and Bigham Mortuary
    Address
    603 South Center Street
    STATESVILLE, NC 28677
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  • Interment

    Friday, June 7th, 2019 |
    When
    Friday, June 7th, 2019
    Location
    Belmont Cemetery
    Address
    Greenbriar Road
    STATESVILLE, NC 28625
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D-Riven Automotive/FSE, work family of Kerry Sadle

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Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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Vivian Williams

Posted at 02:47pm
I was very sorry to hear of the passing of Elzie. We were neighbors on Madison Street in Statesville for many years. You have our deepest sympathy. Odell and Vivian Brawley Williams
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Robert A. Mattox and Sonja M. Simpson, Elberton, GA

Posted at 11:48pm
To the Leach and Teasley families, we extend our most heartfelt and deepest sympathy to you all during this time. Elzie was a nice man and very kind. May you all find comfort in knowing that God only takes the BEST!!!
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