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Leroy Lacrone

August 1, 1931 — May 7, 2021

Leroy Lacrone

LeRoy LaCrone, 89 years of Dewey, Oklahoma passed away on Friday, May 7, 2021.

LeRoy was born August 1, 1931 in Arondale Oil Camp, north of Hominy, to Ralph and Georgia Mae LaCrone.  After graduating from Hominy School, the Army Reserves called him up for service in the Korean War. Upon returning, he married Carmelita Passmore on September 30, 1952.

After his time in the service, LeRoy self-taught himself electronics through a correspondence course.  He ran a television repair shop in Nowata, Oklahoma and also worked at Electra in Independence, Kansas before hiring on at American Airlines where he worked for 20 plus years before retiring.  He was a solid supporter of the Nazarene church in Skiatook, Oklahoma and was always willing to lend anyone a helping hand.  He was a great husband, Dad, and Granddad.  He will be greatly missed

LeRoy is survived by: wife, Carmelita LaCrone; daughter, Beverly LaCrone; son, Tony and wife Kimberly LaCrone; grandson, Seth and wife Megan LaCrone; grandson, Ross and wife Kelly LaCrone; great granddaughter, Macy LaCrone; grandson, Stephen and wife Patricia Brown; grandson, Bynan Brown.

Visitation for LeRoy will be from 9:00AM-5:00PM, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at the Powell Funeral Home Chapel in Hominy, Oklahoma. Graveside service will be at 10:30AM, Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at the A.J. Powell Memorial Cemetery in Hominy, Oklahoma with Bill Wright officiating.

Powell Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences and memories may be left in the guestbook at


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