Leroy Leroy Floyd
Leroy Leroy Floyd
  • September 30, 1938 - December 30, 2017
  • Madison Heights, Virginia

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R. Leroy Floyd, 79 of Madison Heights, passed away at his home on Saturday, December 30, 2017.
He was born on September 30, 1938 in Amherst County, son of the late William and Eunice Floyd. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Delores W. Floyd; a son, Tony Floyd; and a sister Shirley Gowen.
Leroy was retired from Griffin Pipe and had served his country proudly in the United States Marine Reserves. His greatest loves were the Lord and baseball. Some of his career highlights were having served for a year as President of the Madison Heights Little League, serving for 19 years as President of the Madison Heights Dixie Youth League, 35 years as National Director of Dixie Youth Baseball, and in 1982 he was Dixie Youth World Series tournament director. He was inducted into the Lynchburg Area Sports Hall of Fame in 2007 and the Madison Heights Sports Hall of Fame in 2012.
He is survived by his daughter, Sheryl Bryant and her husband, Steve; two brothers, Cecil F. Floyd and wife Eloise, James Floyd and wife Lillian; two sisters, Madeline Mawyer and Elsie Jessee; five grandchildren, Shaun Bryant and wife Rachel, Shane Bryant and wife Rhonda, Stephanie Routon and husband Josh, Summer Yancey and husband Dustin and Schuyler Bryant; ten great grandchildren, Caleb Hanks, Carter Bryant, Carmen Bryant, Carson Bryant, Presley Bryant, Kadin Routon, Colin Routon, Brinley Routon, Brennan Yancey and Braelyn Yancey.
A funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at Whitten Monelison Chapel with Reverend Ken Alley and Pastor Glynn Coleman officiating. Burial will follow at Fort Hill Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 pm - 8 pm on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Dixie Youth Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 99, Madison Heights, VA 24572.
Whitten Funeral Home and Cremations Service Monelison Chapel, Madison Heights is serving the family.