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Leroy Willis, Jr.

June 30, 1960 ~ September 8, 2021 (age 61)

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Leroy Willis, Jr, 61, a resident of Lecompte, LA and native of Franklin, LA, passed away peacefully on Wednesday September 8, 2021 at Christus St. Frances Cabrini Hospital in Alexandria, LA.

Visitation will be observed on Saturday, September 18, 2021 at Greater St. Stephen Baptist Church, 305 6th Street Franklin, LA from 9:00 AM until funeral services at 11:00 AM, with Pastor Deondre' Johnson, Sr., officiating. (All visitors are asked to adhere to the CDC/local regulations by wearing masks and practicing social distancing). Burial will follow funeral services in the Lutheran Benevolent Cemetery - Main Street in Franklin, LA. 

Memories of Leroy, Jr., will forever remain in the hearts of his wife, Diane B. Willis; daughters, Debbie Fisher and Rhonda (Diningo) Langford all of Lecompte, LA; one brother, Alfred Kinchen of Franklin, LA; step-brother, Allen Willis of Omaha, NE; sisters, Mary Lee Willis of Fort Worth, TX, Eve Kinchen of Lecompte, LA, Sandy Willis of Franklin, LA and Lorraine Willis and Lois Smith both of Omaha, NE and a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Leroy, Jr., was preceded in death by his parents, Leroy Willis, Sr. and Dorothy Mae Willis; raised by his aunt,  Thelma Abraham; brothers, Foster Willis and David Willis; sisters, Patricia Willis and Alzina Willis and a nephew, Loveless Willis.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
September 18, 2021

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Greater St. Stephen Missionary Baptist Church
305 6th Street
Franklin, LA 70538

Celebration of Life
Saturday
September 18, 2021

11:00 AM
Greater St. Stephen Missionary Baptist Church
305 6th Street
Franklin, LA 70538

Interment

Lutheran Cemetery
Main Street
Franklin, LA 70538

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