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PFC LeRoy “Corky” Wall

  • Birth 10 Jan 1932 Carney, Lincoln County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Death 31 Aug 1961 Madera, Madera County, California, USA
  • Burial Carney, Lincoln County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Plot Marshall Lee Wall, Sr. - Block 2, Lot 49, Space 1
  • Memorial ID 19423084

Nickname Corky because he had a great sense of humor and was very funny and alittle Corky - given to him as a child.
His Brother Lee was Porky and Jimmie was Pee Wee but only Corky stuck and what his mother always called him.

Korean War Veteran - U. S. Marine

Corky was the 2nd of 11 children

also FATHER OF:
EFFIE JANE (JANE) (COOK)
JUDITH KAY (KAY) (WRIGHT..JOHNSON)

LeRoy died in a Feed Mill accident, he was cleaning out a tank & with another worker, who also died, when were over taken with the fumes.

OBIT THE DAILY OKLAHOMAN Ok. City, Ok. 9-3-1961

LeRoy Wall Services for LeRoy Wall, 29, former Oklahoma City resident, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Western Hills Baptist Church, burial will be at Carney, Wall's birthplace, under direction of Hunter's Funeral Home. Wall died in a feed mill accident at Madeira, California. He had been a resident of Madeira about one year. Surviving are his wife, Juanita, three daughters, Jane, Kay and Pauline, all of the home; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Wall Sr. of 244 SW 36th; seven brothers, Al, Ralph, Bobby and David of the home; M. L. Wall, Jr., Lake City, Florida; Jimmie Ray, 1121 SW 39th and sp/4 Joe, stationed in Germany; three sisters, Mrs. Chloe Arnold, 3905 Lawn Dr.; Mrs. Cecil Hood, 132 1/2 SW 41st and Miss Ruth Wall of the home. Pallbearers will be Leon Stone, Broda Higgs, Wilson Chappell, George White, Jr., Jerry Losson and J. C. Williams.

Information provided per my mother in law Irene and sister in law Verna

U.S. Marine Corps Muster Rolls, 1798-1958
Name: Leroy Wall
Muster Date: Jul 1952
Rank: Private First Class
Station: Marine Barracks Naval Base, Philadelphia Pennsylvania

California, Death Index, 1940-1997
Name: Leroy Wall
Social Security #:
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 10 Jan 1932
Birth Place: Oklahoma
Death Date: 31 Aug 1961
Death Place: Fresno
Mother's Maiden Name: Poore

U.S., Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963
Name: Leroy Wall
Birth Date: 10 Jun 1932
Death Date: 31 Aug 1961
Cemetery: Carney Cemetery
Cemetery Location: Carney, Oklahoma

U.S. Marine Corps Muster Rolls, 1798-1958
Name: Leroy Wall
Muster Date: Jan 1952
Rank: Private
Station: Recruits 6Th Rec Trng Bn Mcrd San Dieco California

U.S. Marine Corps Muster Rolls, 1798-1958
Name: Leroy Wall
Muster Date: Jul 1952
Rank: Private First Class
Station: Marine Barracks Naval Base, Philadelphia Pennsylvania

1940 United States Federal Census
Name: Leroy R Vall
[Leroy R Wall]
Age: 7
Estimated birth year: abt 1933
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Oklahoma
Marital Status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Son
Home in 1940: Reno, Canadian, Oklahoma
Inferred Residence in 1935: Reno, Canadian, Oklahoma
Residence in 1935: Same County
Sheet Number: 8A
Attended School or College: Yes
Highest Grade Completed: Elementary school, 1st grade
Household Members:
Name Age
Narshal C Vall 35
Verna O Vall 27
Marthal E Vall 9
Leroy R Vall 7
James R Vall 6
Verna May Vall 2


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Inscription

TOMBSTONE:
LEROY WALL...OKLAHOMA...PFC...US MARINE CORPS


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  • Created by: Donna Lee and David Wall
  • Added: 17 May 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19423084
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC LeRoy “Corky” Wall (10 Jan 1932–31 Aug 1961), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19423084, citing Carney Cemetery, Carney, Lincoln County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Donna Lee and David Wall (contributor 46909858) .