Leroy  Wilkinson
Leroy Wilkinson died Saturday night, June 1, in MD Anderson Hospital of complications from an infection. He was 76-years old. He came to Sam Houston State University in 1961, met and married his college sweetheart and raised his family here. He is survived by his wife, Lyndol, of 53 years and son, Chris. Kenny, a son, preceded him in death.
Leroy was born in Dallas, Texas, on March 12, 1943, to Fred and Fannie Wilkinson who preceded him in death.
Also preceding him are Mother-in-law Susie Williams, Father-in-law Olan Williams and Mary Shaver, sister-in-law.
Survivors are beloved daughter-in-law Kelley, and precious granddaughter Parker Wilkinson.
Lyndol's brother-in-law, Quention Shaver, Sr, survives him, along with nieces and nephews Sandy Hobson, Kim Turrubiarte and David; Quention Shaver, Jr and Kris and their families.
Also surviving are cousins Leslie and Dean Angel, Don and Nina Cole along with their families.
Visitation is scheduled for Friday, 5:00 to 8:00 pm at Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home. A Celebration of Leroy's Life is scheduled for Saturday, 2:00 p.m., at Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home in Huntsville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to:
Calvary Baptist Church, PO Box 1577, Huntsville, TX 77342
SHSU Baseball Enrichment Fund in memory of Leroy Wilkinson, Sam Houston State Baseball, 620 Bowers Blvd. Huntsville, TX 77341. Condolences to the family may be made at www.shmfh.com
Published on June 4, 2019


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