LeRoy M. Silva, age 72, passed away April 19, 2014 in Colorado Springs. LeRoy was born September 12, 1941 in Wailuku, Maui, Hawaii to Abel A. and Lucille (Franco) Silva.
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He served in the United States Army and served in Korea. Following an honorable discharge, LeRoy worked as a Project Manager for 32 years in the United States Civil Service, before retiring. LeRoy loved cars and enjoyed history and science.
He is survived by his wife, Sandra J. Silva, whom he first wed on June 22, 1963, in Hawaii, and they were married 21 years. Love reunited them in marriage June 25, 2011. LeRoy is also survived by his son, Randy (and his wife, Joan) Silva; his daughter, Grace (and her husband, Trent) Poole; his sister, Julie S. Victorino; and six grandchildren: Heather, Jordan, Lisa, Camille, Sydney, and Collin.
LeRoy was preceded in death by his parents; his son, L. Michael Silva; his brother, Leslie M. Silva; and his brother-in-law, Steven Victorino.
A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, April 25, 2014 at Faith Bible Church, 6862 Galley Road, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80915. A reception at the church will follow the service. Inurnment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in LeRoy's honor to Faith Bible Church.
Published in The Gazette on Apr. 22, 2014