LeROY A. BATTLE, SR. "Boots" Tuskegee Airman
Documented Original Tuskegee Airman LeRoy A. "Boots" Battle, Sr., born December 31, 1921, died at the age of 93 on March 27, 2015. Battle died peacefully in his hospital room exactly nine months after his wife and queen, Alice Elizabeth Holt Battle.The celebration of his life will be held on Thursday, April 9, 2015 at the First Baptist Church of Glenarden Ministry Center, 3600 Brightseat Road, Landover, MD 20785. There will be a time of gathering and greeting at 10:30 a.m., with the memorial service beginning at 11 a.m.Battle is survived by three children; five grandchildren, and a host of loving family, extended family, friends, former students and associates.
Published by The Washington Post from Apr. 7 to Apr. 8, 2015.