Leroy departed this life on April 29, 2018 at Glenwood Hospital surrounded by love ones. Leroy was born in Rayville, La where he attended Eula D. Britton Elementary and High School. He attended Grambling State earning a degree in Biology and Chemistry.
He was the oldest son of Will and Emma L. Collins. He was married to Rubie Brown Collins for 54 years. They shared their lives with five children- Cedric (Kathy), Carol (Frederick), Pam, Carone, Shon (Tina).
He also shared his early years with six siblings Lavern (Bobby (deceased), Wardell (deceased) (Cheryl), Johnal, Odell (Essie L. deceased), Russell (Emma), Ertis (deceased).
He taught Biology for two years at Carroll and Wossman High schools. His desire was to work as a Chemistry Tech, this was fulfilled at Manville (Riverwood) for 25 years.
The service will be held at Pleasant Green B.C. on May 5, 2018 at 1 p.m. Interment will be at Richwood Memorial Garden.