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Leroy Chaney

January 11, 1934 ~ January 13, 2019 (age 85)

Obituary

Leroy Chaney, 85, passed away January 13, 2019 at his home in Elkhart. He was born January 11, 1934 in Plant City, FL to Clay & Mildred (Knuckols) Chaney. On March 5, 1960 in Niles, Michigan he married Norma Johnson; she preceded him in death on June 13, 2015. He was also preceded in death by his parents, 2 siblings, Ann Ragland and Thomas Chaney. Surviving are 3 sons, Leroy Chaney, Billy Ray (Lisa) Chaney, Ricky Allen Sr. (Michele) Chaney, 12 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. Also surviving are 7 siblings; Geraldine Greathouse, James (Ruthie) Chaney, Jeanette (Larry) Losee, William (Dora) Chaney, Sue (Jessie) Hollis, Larry (Brenda) Chaney, Carla Borzeniatow and numerous nieces and nephews. Leroy was a U.S. Army Veteran stationed in Korea, worked at Mogul Rubber for over 41 years and was a lifetime member of the Moose Lodge #836 in Goshen. In his spare time he enjoyed fishing, walking, going to the casino and taking care of his dog, Mitzi. Visitation will be Friday, January 18, 2019 from 4-8 p.m. at Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home. Additional visitation will be held Saturday 1 hour prior to the 11 a.m. funeral service at the funeral home. Presiding will be his son, Leroy and burial will follow in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers please send memorial contributions to Cancer Resources of Elkhart County. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Leroy Chaney please visit our Sympathy Store.

Cemetery Details

Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens

Osceola, IN, 46561

Visitation

JAN 18. 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EST)

Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home

700 E. Jackson Boulevard

Elkhart, IN, 46516

[email protected]

https://www.wmzfh.com/

Visitation

JAN 19. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (EST)

Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home

700 E. Jackson Boulevard

Elkhart, IN, 46516

[email protected]

https://www.wmzfh.com/

Service

JAN 19. 11:00 AM (EST)

Walley-Mills-Zimmerman Funeral Home

700 E. Jackson Boulevard

Elkhart, IN, 46516

[email protected]

https://www.wmzfh.com/

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