Connie Rae Leitch, 74, a lifelong resident of Connersville, passed away unexpectedly Monday afternoon, November 2, 2020, at Tennova Hospital, Clarksville, Tennessee.
One of four children of Raymond and Marie Catherine Johnting Logan, Connie was born in Laurel, Indiana on March 10, 1946, and attended Laurel High School.
In 1974, Connie married Charles William Leitch in Richmond, Indiana. Mr. Leitch passed away on September 8, 2002.
For many years, Connie was employed at Ford Motor Company, retiring after 30 years of service.
Connie had a passion for helping others, frequently volunteering at Fayette Memorial Hospital An avid dog lover, Connie also spent her time helping at the Fayette County Humane Society. In her leisure time, she enjoyed coloring, playing solitaire, wordsearch puzzles, taking drives, listening to country music, Elvis, and enjoying nature. She enjoyed the simple things in life like banana splits, root beer floats, and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Connie’s deviled eggs and baked beans will be missed at family gatherings.
Survivors include three children, Eddie Lee “Pete” (Tonya) Howell, Jr. of Shawnee, Oklahoma, John F. (Bernadette) Howell of Denver, Colorado, and Kimberly Rae (Jeffrey) Fickas of Woodlawn, Tennessee; ten grandchildren, Michelle Ninmann (Jason Lindsay), Jennifer (Michael) Briggs, Ethan (Jessica) Hass, Kinsey (Edward) Godfrey, Eric Hass, Jarek Howell, Zachary Howell, Dylan Howell, Logan Howell, Alyssa Howell; nine great-grandchildren, Heaven Ninmann, Brinlee Lindsay, Kahlan Lindsay, Rhett Lindsay, Jordan Briggs, Ryleigh Briggs, Wyatt Hoos, Morgan Hoos, Mason Ripple; two special nieces that shared a special relationship with Connie, Barb (Mark) Morningstar of Hamilton, Ohio and Kelli (Travis) Logan-Hughes of Liberty, Indiana and their children, Trace and Raegan; and several other nieces and nephews.
Besides her husband, Charles William Leitch, Connie was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Alice Jean Logan Lynch, Donna Carroll Logan Barrett; a brother, George Raymond Logan; and her beloved furry companions, Max, Alex, Cody, Bandit, and Barney.
Family and friends may call from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, November 9, 2020, at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home. Pastor Joe Ferreira will officiate. Burial will follow in Laurel North Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Fayette County Humane Society or an animal rescue of the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be made anytime at millermosterrobbins.com.