James F. Leach, age 73, passed away Wednesday, April 6, 2022 in Birmingham, AL. He was born on August 27, 1948 to his parents Mark and Velma Leach, both have preceded him. James worked for the City of Birmingham and managed the gardens for 33 years before retiring in 2009. He is survived by his son William “Bill” Jones (Amanda); grandsons, Jason Hollis and Jeremy Jones; granddaughter, Caitlin Jones; sister, Barbara Browning; and brother, Allan Leach. Services for James will be held Monday, April 11, 2022 in the Charter Funeral Home Chapel. A visitation will be held at 11 am followed by a service at 12 pm. He will be laid to rest in Mars Hill Cemetery. Brother Scott Bush will be officiating.