LeRoy J. Neubert, 70, of 86 Worral St., Wilcox, died on the morning of Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013 at his residence following a lengthy illness.
He was born on Dec. 15, 1942 in Benzinger, son of the late LeRoy E. and Anne Danko Neubert.
He married Doris Stewart on May 3, 1973 in St. Callistus Church in Kane, who survives.
Leroy resided in Wilcox all his life. He was a graduate of Johnsonburg High School in 1960.
He was a member of St. Ann's Church in Wilcox, the Wilcox American Legion, the Wilcox Sportsmen's Club, and the Wilcox Senior Center. He was also a driver for area veterans as well as an avid hunter, fisherman, trapper and beekeeper.
Leroy was a Vietnam era war veteran serving overseas as a EN2 with the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Sea Cat (SS-399).
He retired from SGL Carbon of St. Marys in 2000 after 28 years of service.
In addition to his wife, Leroy is survived by one son, Jason J. Neubert and his wife Lacey of Johnsonburg; and one daughter, Jolene, Mrs. Frank Cornelius of DuBois; two granddaughters, Alayna and Jenna Cornelius; three sisters, Maryanne, Mrs. Ron Peterson of Wilcox, Joanne, Mrs. Frank Snook of Wilcox and Marilyn Stanko of Beaver.
He was predeceased by his parents.
A Funeral Service for LeRoy J. Neubert will be conducted at the Anthony F. Ferragine Funeral Home on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013 at 10 a.m. Officiating will be Rev. John G. Barwin. Interment will be at the Wilcox Cemetery.
Friends will be received at the Anthony F. Ferragine Funeral Home, 401 Chestnut St., Johnsonburg on Friday, Sept. 20 from 6-8 p.m.
Military honors will be accorded by the Johnsonburg-Wilcox Servicemen's Detail. Detail members are asked to assemble at the funeral home Saturday morning at 9:30 a.m.
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