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LeRoy Charles Kishpaugh

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LeRoy Charles Kishpaugh LeRoy Charles Kishpaugh, 86, of Round Rock, Texas, passed away on July 30, 2008. He was born on August 27, 1921 in Fairfield Township, Michigan to Kenneth and Hazel (Thielan) Kishpaugh. Mr. Kishpaugh proudly served his country as a First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II. He flew 74 missions over Germany as a P-51 fighter pilot and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. LeRoy married Dorothy Marie Goodlock on July 14, 1945 in Clayton, Michigan. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Weston, Michigan and was employed as the Quality Control Manager at Dura Corporation in Adrian, Michigan for 22 years. Mr. Kishpaugh served as the Supervisor of Fairfield Township. He enjoyed farming but his greatest joy was teaching the Word of God. LeRoy is survived by his wife, Dorothy Kishpaugh of Round Rock; daughter, JoAnne (Charles) Dutton of Round Rock; granddaughters, Julie (Sean) May of Copperas Cove and Sarah (Jose) Limon of Austin; great-grandchildren, Daniel, Nathan, Collin, Joseph and Briana May; brothers, Dean (Joyce) Kishpaugh, George Kishpaugh, Kenneth (Sarah) Kishpaugh, Jr.; sisters, Barbara (William) Howdyshell, and Lois (Clark) Bennett. He was preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Dorothy Anderson and Eris Mank. The family will receive friends from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Friday, August 1, 2008 at Beck Funeral Home, Pflugerville, Texas. Graveside services will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday, August 4, 2008 at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery, Killeen, Texas. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Parkinson Foundation, First Baptist Church in Weston, Michigan or A-Med Community Hospice, Austin, Texas. Arrangements under the direction of Beck Funeral Home, Hutto/Pflugerville, 251-3500.


Published in Austin American-Statesman on Aug. 1, 2008
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