Barbara Lee Leiby

Barbara Lee Leiby, 51, of Zanesville, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, March 7, 2023 at Riverside Hospital. Barbara was born August 7, 1971, in Zanesville, daughter of the late Charles and Alice Kay (Hoopes) Starner. In addition to her parents, Barbara is also preceded in death by her brother-in-law, Raymond Campbell; nephew, Austin Campbell; mother-in-law, Shirley Leiby; and several aunts and uncles.
Barbara leaves to cherish her memory, her loving and dedicated husband, Jay E. Leiby, Sr.; beloved children, Jay (Maxie) Leiby, Jr., Carol (Josh) Hiles and Justin Leiby; grandchildren, Madison Bryan, Jayden Work, Kameron Potter, Brett Scott and Gracie Leiby; siblings, Lori (Donald) Harris, Robert (Vanessa) Trussell and Susan (William) Ross; numerous nieces and nephews; cherished pet dogs, Iris and Nos; and a host of other family and friends.
Barbara was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who spent many years maintaining her home. She loved to spend time with her family, most of all her grandkids. Barbara was an avid football fan. She loved to cheer on the Dallas Cowboys and the University of Michigan. Barbara loved to spend free time scrolling through Facebook. She could hold a conversation with anyone and loved to talk to folks. Barbara was a friend to all she knew, and she knew many people. She will be deeply missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing her.
Per the family’s wishes, cremation has been chosen. A memorial service in Barbara’s honor will be held Wednesday, March 15, 2023 from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m., at 238 Mound Rd., Duncan Falls, Ohio. BURRELL FUNERAL SERVICES is serving the family.