LeRoy N. Carrick Jr., 71, of Granger, Indiana, passed away Thursday evening, November 28, 2019 at Elkhart General Hospital, following an extended illness.
LeRoy was born on October 10, 1948 in Elkhart to LeRoy N. and Velma Ruth (Vaughn) Carrick Sr.
He married the former Anita L. Mapes on March 15, 1968 in Elkhart. Surviving is his wife of 51 years Anita L. Carrick; two sons, Scott A. (Angie) Carrick, Steven M. (Donna) Carrick; 6 loving grandchildren, Ashton Sova (Olivia Branson), Brayden Sova, Quinlan Carrick, Shaelyn Carrick, Damen Manning and Megan Manning; 2 great grandchildren Jaxson Manning and Owen Branson, with another one on the way.; also surviving is a sister Patricia Ann Carrick and his father LeRoy N. Carrick Sr.
He was preceded in death by his mother, a daughter Racel Lynn “Shelly” Carrick and sister Wilma Jane Wills.
LeRoy retired from MSC Industrial Direct Co. as a receiver after 11 years, retiring in 2007. He loved being outdoors, hunting, fishing and drag racing. But most of all was spending time with his family and being a granddad.
A gathering of family and friends will held Wednesday, December 4, from 4-6 pm.; with services celebrating LeRoy’s life following at 6:00 pm. Pastor Rick Pirtle of Riverview General Baptist Church will officiate. Cremation was chosen and burial will be at a later date in Prairie Street Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly request memorials to Humane Society of Elkhart Co. or the American Diabetes Association. Condolences may be made online at the Billings Funeral Home website.
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