YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Vincent Leach, 41, lost his valiant battle with cancer on Wednesday, August 17, 2022.

Vince was born June 10, 1981, to Annette Leach in Youngstown, Ohio. 

Vince graduated from Chaney High School in 1999 where he went on to join the U.S. Army stationed in Fort Stewart, Georgia and serving overseas in Kosovo and Bosnia.

After discharge, Vince began a career in security and law enforcement dispatch, most recently having worked nine years for Mercy Health Police Department. 

Vince is survived by his mother, Annette Leach of New Middletown; sister, Amanda Farrow of Poland; bonus nephew, Darren and niece, Emme; Godmother, Roberta Matteucci and his “brother from another”, Lt. Aaron Shogren (wife, Aimee and sons, Jacob and Andrew) of Boardman, as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends near and far.

Vincent was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Samuel and Eleanore Leach, as well as his Godfather, Joseph Koval. 

Family and friends may call from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday August 24, 2022, followed by a service celebrated by Rev. Edward P. Noga at the Fox Funeral Home, 4700 Market Street, Boardman, OH 44512.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Colorectal Cancer Alliance and/or Hospice of the Valley.

The family would like to give special thanks to The Hope Center of Boardman and Hospice of the Valley for their compassionate care, as well as the Mercy Health Police Department for the brotherhood Vince experienced through the years. 

Family and friends of Vincent may visit to leave condolences for the Leach family.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Vincent Leach, please visit our floral store.

A television tribute will air Sunday, August 21, at the following approximate times: 6:27 p.m. on WYTV and 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV.