Zachary “Zach” C. Leatherman, 21, of Gnadenhutten, died Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011 at Akron General Hospital from injuries sustained in an automobile accident while driving to work. Born on Jan. 2, 1990 in Dover, he was the son of Sherri D. (Leatherman) Downs of Dennison and Ty W. Bricker with whom he had resided.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Cody Wayne Bricker; his grandfathers, Dean Leatherman and Charles Bricker; his step-grandfather, Ted Warner; and his aunt, Nancy Howes.

Services for Zach, officiated by Rev. Mark Unrue, will be held on Thursday, Sept. 22. 2011 at 11 a.m. at the R.K. Lindsey Funeral home in Dennison. Interment will follow in Bowerston’s Longview Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to call at the funeral home on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2011 from 5 to 8 p.m. Zach would have wished, and his family requests, that those attending his service and calling hours would dress casually as he was always happiest in jeans, work boots, and camouflage or t-shirts.

R.K. Lindsey Funeral Home, Inc.

A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.