December 26, 1966 - October 1, 2013
Joey "Joseph" David Leigh, Jr. passed away October 1, 2013. He was 46 years old.
Joey was born December 26, 1966 in Colorado Springs, CO to Joseph David, Sr. and Sharon (Enroughty) Leigh.
He attended Ravenna High School in Ohio before moving to Colorado and graduating from Overland High School in 1985; during high school he excelled in football and wrestling. After high school he enlisted in the Navy where he served for five years.
Joey was a longtime union man in construction with the Laborers International Union of North America Local 894.
He enjoyed skiing, fishing, spending time in the mountains and at the beach; and loved his dogs; but the greatest day of his adult life was when his son Cody was born.
Joey was preceded in death by his grandparents Tubby and Ella Leigh, Betty and Stewart Enroughty, and Lois Frederick.
Joey is survived by his son Cody Leigh of Colorado Springs and Cody's mother Tracey Spanbauer; his parents Joseph Leigh, Sr. and his wife Linda and Sharon Elliot and her husband Ric; His brother Michael Leigh and wife Jill; his sister Mary Stiehm and husband Patrick; nieces and nephews Garrett, Carleigh, Claire, Alden, and Ariella; many Aunts and Uncles; and many friends and important people in his life Maria and Paige.
Family services have been held in Lafayette, CO. Memorial contribution checks can be made to College Now 50, Public Square Suite 1800 Cleveland, OH 44113, Local 894 Scholarship Fund. Cremation entrusted to Ahlberg Funeral Chapel and Crematory. Visit www.ahlbergfuneralchapel.com to share condolences.
Joey always said "I am the nicest kid in town"
(Ahlberg Funeral Chapel & Crematory 303-776-2313, RC 10-5-13)