He was born June 4, 1928 to the late Walter and Alma (Schriefer) Schroeder.
Also preceding him in death are siblings, Roger, Ervin, Harold, and Norman Schroeder and Dorothy Ruark.
A farmer, Leroy retired from Mulzer Crushed Stone. After retiring he worked at Sears in Owensboro, and enjoyed playing cards and watching sports.
Surviving are his daughters, Cindy Cissna of Santa Claus and LeAnn (Stan) Jochim of Mariah Hill; grandchildren, Seth (Katie) Cissna, Jonathan (Dianne), Peter (Lana) and, Symon Jochim, and Jessica (Jeremy) Peckinpaugh; great-grandchildren, Brayden, Bryson, Barrett, Kyndell, Kegan and Kyran Jochim, and Henry and Grant Cissna.
Funeral services will be at 10:30AM CST, Thursday, January 8, 2015 at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home in Tell City. Pastor Daniel Gadbaw will officiate. Burial will follow in St. John’s Lutheran Church Cemetery.
Visitation will be at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home on Wednesday from 2:00-7:00 PM CST and Thursday 9:00AM until service time.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Johns Lutheran Church or a favorite charity.