MORTON – LeRoy Compton Sr., age 84, of Morton, died Monday, September 9, 2019, at Reflections Memory Care in Morton.
LeRoy was born June 22, 1935, in Rufe OK, the son of Alvin and Rachel (Churchill) Compton. He married Sandra J. (Dickinson) Compton on May 12, 1956, in Sterling.
He retired from Northwestern Steel & Wire in 1995 after 33 years of service. He was active in the FISH Pantry Program for many years. He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Sterling.
Survivors include, three sons, LeRoy (Maureen) Compton Jr. of Pekin, Larry (Cherie) Compton of Geneva, NE, and Brian (Renae) Compton of Little Rock, AK; one sister, Anna Sue Little of Sterling; six grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by both parents; wife, Sandra; sister, Helen; and one grandson, Michael.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, September 13, 2019, at the McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls. Funeral services will follow at 7 p.m. Cremation rites will be accorded following the service.
In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established to FISH Pantry Program.
Online condolences may be sent to www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com