James J. Leckrone, 74 of New Lexington, Ohio died at 4:48 pm on Sunday, July 25, 2021 at the Riverside Methodist Hospital. He passed from this life surrounded by his family. Jim was known as dad, big brother, uncle, friend,but most importantly grandpa. Jim would do anything for Taylor, Ben, and Max. Jim graduated from high school at St. Aloysius where he excelled at a variety of sports. He received his bachelor of arts from Rio Grande College and his master of arts from Xavier University. He was a lifetime educator who began his career as an English teacher and coach at Sheridan High School then served as athletic director at Maysville Schools for several years. The highlight of his career...