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James Lester 'J.L.' McLeroy Jr.,

Obituary Date: Sunday, September 9, 2012
Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. James Lester "J.L." McLeroy Jr., age 75, of Athens, who passed away on Sunday, September 9, 2012.

Mr. McLeroy was born in Clarke County, a son to the late James Lester McLeroy Sr. and the late Frances Olivia Doster McLeroy. Mr. McLeroy was a Veteran of the U.S. Navy and was a member of the Athens Christian Church. Mr. McLeroy was the owner/operator of McLeroy Trucking and was an independent Contractor for Power Partners for over 20 years. Mr. McLeroy was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Barbara Ellen Saye McLeroy, and his brother, Steve McLeroy.

Survivors include his children, Tammy Wilkes, Jefferson, Greg (Cindy) McLeroy, Clarkesville, Rusty McLeroy, Athens, Chuck McLeroy, Athens, sisters, Gloria Bell, Kentucky, Beverly Saye, Athens, Glenda Thomas and Judy McLeroy, both of Atlanta, brothers, Wayne McLeroy, Buford and Mike McLeroy, Watkinsville, 13 Grandchildren, 9 Great Grandchildren.

The Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 2PM in the Chapel of Evans Funeral Home with Rev. Ed Saye, Rev. Keith Holladay and Pastor Mike Franklin officiating. The visitation will be held on Wednesday from 12-2 pm at the funeral home, prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, Georgia. 706-367-5467

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Funeral Date
09/12/2012 at 12:00AM
Funeral Home
Evans Funeral Home