Leroy William Cortright

Leroy William Cortright Homer Leroy William Cortright, age 85 of Homer passed away Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at Maplewood Assisted Living in Marshall, Michigan. He was born in 1926 to Howard and Freida Cortright in Eckford Township, Michigan. He was married to Nancy Norton in 1968 and she preceded him in death January 16, 2000. Leroy served his country during WWII with the U.S. Navy. He was a carpenter for 23 years with Murray Construction out of Battle Creek. He enjoyed Sunday night poker games, watching the PGA on TV and woodworking. Leroy is survived by daughters, Kathy (Fred) Howell of St. Cloud, MO, Beth (Jeff) Smith of Arizona, Lisa (Rob) Ridgeway of Homer; sons, Mike (Mary) Cortright of Arizona, Eric Cortright of Homer, Tim (Melissa) Cortright of Marshall; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and former spouse, Louise Butler of Arizona. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife and a brother, Harold Cortright. Visitation for family and friends will be Sunday, October 7, 2012 from Noon - 2:00 P.M. at the J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home, 811 Finley Drive, Albion, Michigan 49224. Funeral Service will be Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 2:00 P.M. with Pastor Tim Marvil officiating. Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery, Homer. Assistance with Memorial Contributions to: Nancy Cortright Endowment Fund or Homer Area Community Foundation is available at the Funeral Home. www.kevintiddfuneralhome.com

Funeral Home

J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home
811 Finley Dr Albion, MI 49224
(517) 629-7050

Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on Oct. 4, 2012