Leroy Thomas (Roy) Dilley

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  • "Dearest Family of Leroy and Dorothy, we are so sorry for..."
    - Teresa O'Gorman
  • "I remember Leroy and his wife as sweet, smart,..."
  • "Pat Sorry to hear about your father it has been a long..."
    - Elsie Cantwell
  • "Mr. Dilley for your service to our country. And my thoughts..."
    - Larry Freeman Msgt (Ret) USAF
  • "Mr. Dilley I would like to thank you for your service to..."
    - Larry Freeman Msgt (Ret) USAF

Dilley, Leroy (Roy) Thomas, 96, passed away Monday at 12:30 a.m. January 20, 2014, at Fountain View skilled nursing Facility in Rose Hill, Kansas. Leroy was born April 13, 1917 to Edith and Garland Dilley in Bellevue, Ohio. He had one sister, Mildred, now deceased. Leroy married his sweetheart Dorothy on April 10, 1942. He loved her all his life until she passed away last year. Leroy served in the Army Air Force in WWII. He loved bowling, golf and especially his family and the Lord. Leroy was an accountant working with several firms in the Wichita area and eventually out of his home office. With his wife, he was instrumental in establishing local churches in the Baptist faith. Leroy taught bible study at Sharon Baptist Church for several years. Leroy is survived by one daughter, Patricia Ellis of CA: one nephew, Michael Starkweather of VA: 3 grandchildren, Frank (Cheryl) Ellis, Derby, Andrew (Doreen) Ellis, CA, and Edith Lee, CA; 5 Great-grandchildren, Jessica, Savannah, Alyssa, Isabella and Ford; and one great-great grandson, Austyn. A visitation with his family present will be from 5-7pm, Thursday, January 23, 2014, at DeVorss Flanagan-Hunt Mortuary. Leroy will be interred 2:00pm, Friday, January 24, 2014, at White Chapel Memorial Gardens, 1806 N. Oliver, Wichita, Kansas. The family suggests donations to Sharon Baptist Church, 2221 S. Oliver, Wichita, Kansas 67218. Condolences may be offered at www.devorssflanneganhunt.com

Published in The Wichita Eagle from Jan. 21 to Jan. 22, 2014
Leroy T. Dilley
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