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Leroy J. Derby
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Birth: Feb. 23, 1924
Pine Grove
Wetzel County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 5, 2010
New Martinsville
Wetzel County
West Virginia, USA

Derby, Leroy J., age 86, of New Martinsville, WV, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, April 5, 2010 at Wetzel County Hospital, New Martinsville.
He was born February 23, 1924 in Pine Grove, WV, a son of the late Willis and Addie Ingram Derby.
Leroy was retired from McElroy Coal Mine; served in the U.S. Army in Boulder, CO; and was a Christian by faith.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Rose Lee Derby; and two brothers.
Survivors include his wife, Velma Wildman Derby; a son, Leroy (Virginia) Derby; five daughters, Bonnie (Glen) Gilbert, Linda (John) Keller, Darlene Richeson, Debbie (Tom) Dorey, and Rachelle Keller; a brother, Eugene Derby; three sisters, Edith Bates, Ruth Bates and Deloris Haught; 13 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and 1 great great granddaughter.
Family will receive friends on Wednesday from 5-9pm at Grisell Funeral Home & Crematory, 751 Third Street, New Martinsville, where funeral services will be held on Thursday at 1:00pm with Rev. Larry Bayle and Don Pursley officiating.
Interment in Paden Memorial Gardens, Paden City, WV.

Paden Memorial Gardens
Paden City
Wetzel County
West Virginia, USA
Created by: Dan Knowlton
Record added: Apr 07, 2010
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Leroy J. Derby
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- Dan Knowlton
 Added: Apr. 7, 2010

- Dan Knowlton
 Added: Apr. 7, 2010

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