Leroy Gilmore

August 25, 1942 ~ May 27, 2020 (age 77)


Leroy Gilmore was born on August 25, 1942 to the late Ms. Laveda Gilmore in Chipley, Florida.  He answered the call of the Savior on May 27, 2020 in Southeast Health, Dothan, AL. 
Leroy lived in Chipley, his entire life and he always stated “Chipley is my home”.  He was an attendee of Roulhac High School and had many friend and classmates.  He was affectionately
called “Buddy” by many.  He was a faithful member of the House of Prayer Worship Center of Chipley, Florida 
He leaves to mourn his passing one son: Lavanace Gonzales (Brittany) of Chipley, Florida; three (3) grandchildren; two (2) sisters: Rosa A. Russ of Bonifay, Florida and  Mary Lee Williams of Jacksonville, Florida; two (2) nephews: Jason L. Jennings and Franklin R. Russ both of Bonifay, Florida; uncle: Joe Burgess of Bonifay, Florida; cousins: Samuel B. Burgess (Debbie) of Pensacola, Florida, Jacqueline Kim Reed and Lola Pearl  Jackson, both of Jackson, Mississippi; special companion: Monica; along with a host of other relatives and friends in Chipley and the surrounding area.  
He was preceded in death by his mother; sister: Rebecca A. Gilmore; brother: Johnnie D. Gilmore; and two nieces: Janisha R. Gilmore and Laveda B. Gilmore. 

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Chipley, FL 32428

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