Leroy S. Tilley

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Leroy S. Tilley, 93, of Greencastle, passed away on Saturday, April 25, 2015.

Born April 6, 1922 in Greencastle, he was the son of Guy and Lola Ruth (Gardner) Tilley.

He was married 57 years to Grace (Harmon) Tilley, and she preceded him in death on May 20, 2013.

Leroy was a United States Army veteran, having served in World War II and the Korean War.

He had worked in the produce department at the Greencastle Kroger from 1942 until his retirement in 1979.

He enjoyed working in his yard and feeding and watching the birds and squirrels.

Survivors include his sisters, Lola Mae Hutson, Wanda (Dan) Gidcumb and Sharon Byrd; and several nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Grace Tilley; his parents; a brother, Paul E. Tilley; and sisters Frances Tilley, Helen Roberts, Mildred Rood and Betty Jean Russell.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 2 at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle.

Interment with military honors will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until time of service on Saturday, May 2 at the funeral home.

Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family c/o www.Hopkins-Rector.com.