Robert "Brick" Leigh, 92, of Low Moor, passed away, Sunday, November 17, 2019 at Park Vista - Camanche.

Graveside Services will be 1:00pm, Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at the Clinton Lawn Cemetery. The Snell-Zornig Funeral Homes & Crematory is assisting the Leigh family, online condolences may be expressed by visiting his obituary at

Robert Edward Leigh was born on June 20, 1927 in Clinton, Iowa, the son of Edward and Inez (Whitehead) Leigh. He served in the United States Navy during World War II, serving from 1945-1946. He was honored to go on the Honor Flight in May of 2013. He married Barbara Thomsen on September 16, 1950 in Dubuque; she died September 27, 2001.

Brick was a casting operator at DuPont for 38 years retiring in 1985.

Brick was a member of the Low Moor United Methodist Church. He enjoyed fishing and golfing. Brick was a very giving person and had a huge heart; he never met a stranger and will be dearly missed.

Brick is survived by his daughter: Jane Leigh of Clinton; a good family friend: Michelle Simpson of Low Moor; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, two sisters, a brother, and his son.

Memorials can be made to the Low Moor United Methodist Church or the Clinton Humane Society.
Published on November 18, 2019


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Barbara Hill Garson
Nov 24, 2019
Sorry about your dad Jane. I just found out he passed away. He was such a quite a person. I remember going to church w mom and talking to your father. Growing up in Low Moor I have many memories of him.
Dana Otto
Nov 20, 2019
Jane, I'm very sorry for your loss you are in my prayers.
Marci (Walmart Pharmacy)
Nov 20, 2019
Robert will be greatly missed. He was an amazing man and always had a smile. God bless you and your family
The Jewell Family.
Nov 20, 2019
Sorry for your loss.Brick was a very special friend to our family.He will be missed dearly!!RIP our friend.😔
Nov 20, 2019
Always enjoyed visiting with him at Park Vista. R.I.P. Brick! Go Cards!!
John Cousins
Nov 20, 2019
Will never be forgotten!!!!!
Danniel Kooi
Nov 20, 2019
He use to come down to the Camanche Marina all the time with his dog fawn, I remember working there and him telling me his old war stories. Rest easy Brick.
Jim Kair
Nov 20, 2019
So sorry always had a soft spot for the Govener. Will mis him!
Rich and Lorna Hill
Nov 20, 2019
So sorry for your loss,
Hugs and prayers to all❣
Penny Anderson
Nov 19, 2019
My thoughts and prayers are with you Jane. May your Dad rest in peace.
Penny Anderson
Nov 19, 2019
Brick was a very kind man. I'm glad to have been able to take care of him. Prayers to Jane. May he rest in peace.