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July 13, 1944 - February 20, 2012
Leroy Earll, of Pierce City, MO, died Monday, February 20, 2012, at his home. He was born
July 13, 1944, in Nevada, MO, to William and Viola Gene (Perry) Earll.
Leroy lived in Nevada most of his life, moving to Texas in 1993, then to the Pierce City area in 1995.
He worked as a meat cutter in Nevada for over 30 years; in floor maintenance for Nevada City Hospital; owned and operated Leroy’s Grill in Nevada and Earll’s Vending in Pierce City, MO; and enjoyed working for Ecolab all over the U.S. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Deerfield, MO, York Rite Bodies of Carthage, MO, Abou Ben Adhem Shriners of Springfield, MO, and the Elks Lodge of Nevada, MO. He loved to travel, “farm”, raise cattle, and especially enjoyed spending time with his family. He never knew a stranger and was always willing to help someone in need.
Leroy and Jana (Cole) were married April 24, 1984, in Miami, OK; Jana survives. He is also survived by his daughters Susie and husband Stan Farmer, Jefferson City, MO, Beverly Roberts and companion, Joe McClelland, Pierce City, MO, Shannon Ware, Joplin, MO, and Randee and husband Kaleb Collinsworth, Pierce City, MO; grandchildren Camille Farmer, Moriah Farmer, Brieanna Farmer, Wyatt Roberts and wife Breyann, Ian Roberts and wife, Holly, Elizabeth Ware, Layton Ware, Kailee Collinsworth and baby brother to be born soon; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Joe and Mary Earll, Springfield, MO and Jim and Twila Earll, Nevada, MO. He was preceded in death by a sister, Emma Jean Branham, his first wife, Karen (Cheney) Earll, and a brother, Earnie Earll.
The body has been cremated and a Celebration of Leroy’s Life will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to the Shriner’s Children’s Burn Hospital, or the charity of the donor’s choice, c/o Clark Funeral Home, PO Box 26, Granby, MO 64844.
Born: July 13, 1944
Death: February 20, 2012
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