Leroy Hill

Obituary of Leroy Hill

Leroy Richard Hill

May 17, 1944-November 27, 2018

 

On the morning of November 27, 2018 , Leroy happily left to walk with our Lord Jesus with those he loved and cherished at his side. He was born in Ft. Wayne, Indiana on May 17, 1944.

Leroy married his true love, Mary Ann, on November 21, 1964 at Queen of Angels Catholic Church in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. They were blessed to have just celebrated their 54th wedding anniversary. He worked as an iron worker and was a member of Iron Workers Local 147. Leroy enjoyed his classic cars and showing them in car shows. He had fun going to Laughlin and playing the keno machines. He was instrumental in implementing handicap accessibility in numerous states across the country and worked tenaciously with the LHC Mayor’s Task Force making Lake Havasu more accessible for the handicapped. He was a devoted member of Our Lady of the Lake Roman Catholic Church. He dedicated his time to helping others. He was youth group coordinator for his church, and member of the paraplegic foundation. He was a member of American Wheelchair Bowling Association and traveled for bowling tournaments. He loved to go to Disneyland. He loved playing cards with family and showing his grandchildren card tricks.

Leroy is preceded in death by his parents; Roy and Jeannette Hill, and his sister; Geraldine Hill.

He is survived by his loving wife; Mary Ann Hill, son; Troy Lee Hill, daughter; Dawn Renee (Steve) Moore, brothers; Charles (Bonita) Butz and Kenneth Hill, sister; Evelyn Cramer, ten grandchildren; Miranda, Janell, Jarin, Corine, Aurelia, Monessa, Nathaniel, Jacob, Andrew and Claire, and extended family; Wendy (Richard) Gibson.

A Rosary will be held at Our Lady of the Lake Roman Catholic Church on Friday, December 7, 2018 at 12:30 with Funeral Mass to follow at 1:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers; make donations to Our Lady of the Lake Catholic School or Youth Group.

Services were entrusted to the care of Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home. Thoughts and condolences can be sent to the family at www.lietz-frazefuneralhome.com. To send a free card go to www.sendoutcards.com/lietzfraze.