Bill graduated from Berry School for Boys in 1957 and Berry College in 1961, where he was active in high school and college, football, basketball, and track. He sang baritone with The Big Chicken Chorus, was a member of Powder Springs Methodist Church, was a principal and teacher with Paulding County School System and Cassville High School, a city clerk and a city manager for the City of Powder Springs and a city clerk for the City of College Park. He retired from Lockheed Martin as a system analyst for 27 years.
Survived by his wife of 47 years, Louise B. Leachman, Dallas,son William Wesley Leachman III, and his wife Barbara, Dallas, brothers Don Leachman and his wife Beverly, Cohutta, J.T Leachman and his wife Beverly, Big Canoe, Blane Leachman, Roanoke, Va., sister Elaine Lazaruis and her husband Tom, Adairsville, grandchildren Jessica dela Torre, Guam, Morgan Childress, Dallas, Kaitlyn Leachman, Dallas, several nieces and nephews and special cousins.
Memorial service will be held Monday, Feb. 13, at 2 p.m. from Clark Funeral Home Chapel; the family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until service time. Flowers will be accepted or those desiring may make contributions to Berry College.
Clark Funeral Home in Hiram, is in charge of arrangements.