Leroy Louis "Roy" Dietzel (1931 - 2018)

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Roy L. Dietzel, age 87 of Charlotte, NC passed away at his residence. He was the beloved son of the late Frank R. Dietzel and Sophie Theresa Beck Dietzel.

He was a former major league baseball player in the Washington Senators organization, and currently a member of the Major League baseball players Alumni organization. Roy had a successful career in the insurance business for 33 years with Prudential Life.

He was an active member of Pleasant Grove Presbyterian Church, and a member of the United Fellowship Sunday School Class.

Roy is survived by the love of his life for the last 64 years Nancy Cline Dietzel ; his daughter Karen Hallman and her husband Chris; his son Lee Dietzel and his wife Pam. He is also survived by his two cherished granddaughters Kelly and Ashlyn Hallman.

In addition to his late parents he was preceded in death by his daughter Patti Dietzel.

Funeral services for Roy will be held at 1:30PM on Tuesday, February 06, 2018 at Pleasant Grove Presbyterian Church 6701 Pleasant Grove Road, Charlotte, NC 28216, with visitation from 12Noon to 1:30PM at the church. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn West Cemetery.

Contributions in his memory may be made to Pleasant Grove Presbyterian Church.

Arrangements in care of Hankins and Whittington Funeral Service. Please share online condolences at www.hankinsandwhittington.com


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Published in Charlotte Observer on Feb. 5, 2018