Mr. James Reid Leake, 77, of Winter Garden., passed away Sunday, May 24th, 2009 at Kindred Hospital Bay Area Tampa, FL. James was born in Winston-Salem, NC, the son of the late Japeth and Sadie (Moran) Leake. He moved to Central Florida from Illinois in 1979. He served in the U.S. Army and was employed in retail sales at Marshall Field. James attended St. Andrew Catholic Church Orlando, and was also a member of Guilford College Alumni, Greensboro, NC. James leaves to cherish his memory his wife Mildred (Alvino) Leake of Winter Garden; two daughters, Sadie Leake of Winter Garden; Janet (Nigel) Cook of Flower Mound, TX; brother, Harry Leake of Winston Salem, NC; grand-daughter, Laura Cook of Flower Mound, TX; several nieces, nephews and cousins in Winston Salem, NC. The family will be receiving friends on Thursday, May 28th, 2009 from 6:00 - 9:00 PM at Dobbs Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Andrew Catholic Church, Orlando, FL, at 10:00 AM on Friday, May 29th, with Father Joseph Bellerive officiating. Interment will follow the service at Winter Garden Cemetery Winter Garden, FL.