Leroy Miller

Published 8:51 am Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Leroy Miller, age 80 and a lifelong resident of Mt. Hermon, died Monday afternoon, April 20, 2015, at his home. He was born in Tylertown on April 19, 1935, and was a United States Army veteran of the Korean War Era. Leroy was a longtime member of Bogue Chitto Baptist Church where he served as Sunday school director for many years. He loved his church and church family very much. Leroy retired as a foreman after a career with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development and later worked at Seal’s Auto for many years, where he enjoyed visiting and joking with the countless friends he would encounter every day. He enjoyed woodworking and traveling, often to Gatlinburg, Tenn. Leroy loved his family and cherished all their time spent together.

He is survived by his wife, Rosetta Byrd Miller of Mt. Hermon; son and daughter-in-law. Kevin Roy Miller and Ivon Miller of Mandeville; stepdaughter, Theresa Jenkins of Franklinton; four stepsons and spouses, Lynn and Libby Holmes of Montgomery, Texas, Jeff and Debbie Holmes, Gwynn and Brenda Holmes, and Jimmy and Ramona Holmes, all of Tylertown; sister, Thelma Miller Condalary of Baton Rouge; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews

He was preceded in death by wives, Diane Pezant Miller and Ellen Holmes Miller; his parents, Thermon Miller and Dixie McKenzie Miller; sister, Vivedee Miller Thomas; brother in law, Sherrod Condalary; and nephews, Marty Wayne Condalary and Gregory Stewart Condalary.

Visitation will be at Bogue Chitto Baptist Church Thursday, April 23rd, from 9:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. A funeral service will be held in the church at 1 p.m. Thursday with the Rev. Russell Kirkland, the Rev. Fredrick Brumfield and Dr. Joe Wiggins officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The pallbearers are Tim Haik, Derrick Condalary, Chandler Fitzmorris, Allen Boyd, Ray Perry and Gordon Booty.

The honorary pallbearers are Patrick Williamson, Stanley Roberts and Mickey Sanford.

Obituaries can be viewed at www.crainfh.com.