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Obituaries

June 13, 2014

Leroy McCall

MAYWOOD, IL —    Leroy McCall, 82, of Maywood, IL, passed away on June 8, 2014 at the VA Hospital in Hines, IL after a brief illness. Leroy was born on February 19, 1932 to the parents of Henry and Clara McCall in Lake Charles, LA. His parents moved to Port Arthur, TX when he was 18 months old and he attended Abraham Lincoln High School. After high school he enlisted in the United States Army in March of 1951 and was discharged in March of 1953, then moving to Chicago, IL. There he met and married the love of his life Flossie. Leroy worked and retired from the Main United States Post Office in Chicago, IL.

   Leroy is preceded in death by his parents Henry and Clara McCall; two brothers, Lawrence McCall and Edward McCall all of Port Arthur, TX. He is survived by his wife, Flossie; one step-son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Izola Spears  all of Maywood, IL; two brothers, Junious McCall and C.J. McCall; two sisters-in-law, Irene McCall and Jeanetta McCall all of Port Arthur, TX. An Aunt, Julia Robinson of Houston, TX along with a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and cousins.

   Leroy will be laid to rest in the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, IL.

   Leroy touched the lives of many people with his smile and generosity, and maintained his trademark sense of humor until he ended his life’s journey.

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