Leroy is preceded in death by his parents.
He was raised in Licking, MO and graduated from Licking High School. He entered the United States Navy on November 26, 1948 and served in the Korean War. Leroy was honorably discharged on December 21, 1953.
In the late 60’s and 70’s he played the guitar and sang in several area churches in Texas County. He loved singing gospel music. Leroy’s hobbies included hunting, fishing and chatting around the table at coffee shops in the Licking and Houston areas.
Leroy is survived by his daughter, Sandra Gayle Marty of St. Louis, MO, a granddaughter Tara, three brothers; Donald Lotz and wife Dorothy of Licking, MO, Bill Lotz of Annapolis, MO and Bob Lotz and wife Billie Lou of New Bloomfield, MO and one sister, Kay Kinder of Licking, MO.
He will be missed by his family and friends.
Online condolences may be sent to www.evansfh.com.
Graveside services were held at 10:00 A.M. Saturday March 30, 2013 at Boone Creek Cemetery with Wesley Wallace officiating. Pallbearers were; Jeff Kinder, Bryon Kinder, Jim Kinder, Mark Kinder, Wesley Kinder, Aaron Kinder, Josh Kinder and Lance Kinder. Services were under the direction of Evans Funeral Home.