Frederick Leicht

Obituary of Frederick Gordon Leicht

Frederick Gordon Leicht, age 61, of Verona, KY, passed away on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at this residence.  He was a graduate of Walton Verona High School, a former maintenance technician for Schwan’s Food in Florence, KY and a member of Sherman Church of Christ Church in Sherman, KY.  Freddie loved sports, especially football, fast pitch softball, and U.K. basketball.  Most of all, he loved the Lord, playing with his grandbabies and going to the beach.  Freddie was a great, loving man and would do anything for anyone.  He was truly “1 of a kind”.  His father, Bill Leicht preceded him in death.  He is survived by his loving wife (of 33 years), Margaret Elizabeth Fields Leicht; daughter, Melissa Dawn Leicht (DeAndre); sons, Frederick Joseph Leicht, William Justin Leicht, and Terry Lee Vallandingham (Laney); mother, Betty Lou Phillips Leicht; grandchildren, Adilay Elizabeth Went, Milo Monceil Goodwin, Brayden Michael Koors, Brayden Justin Leicht, Arabella Skye Leicht, Terry Lee “T.J.” Vallandingham, Jr. Noah James Thompson; siblings, Phillip Wayne Leicht (Diane), Regina Ann Ferreri (Jim), and William “Billy” Douglas Leicht (Billie Jo).  A “Curbside Condolence” visitation will be held on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at Chambers and Grubbs Funeral Home, 11382 Madison Pike, Independence, KY 41051.  Those who wish to provide support to the family may drive past and offer condolences from the safety of their own vehicles.  Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, guests are not permitted to exit their vehicles to pay respects or congregate on the premises.  Services will be private.  Interment will be at Crittenden Cemetery in Crittenden, KY.  Memorials in support of the family may be made by clicking on the red donate button below.  If you wish to donate, you may leave an online message for the family, which can be viewed by clicking on the Tribute Wall tab on the left.  You may also choose to remain anonymous.  To view his Life Tribute Video or to share an online condolence or memory for Freddie’s family, please visit