LeRoy Compton

  • Born: June 22, 1935
  • Died: September 9, 2019
  • Location: Morton, Illinois

McDonald Funeral Home

1002 12th Avenue
Rock Falls, IL 61071

Tel. (815) 626-6311

Tribute & Message From The Family


LeRoy Compton Sr., age 84 of Morton, IL died Monday, September 9, 2019 at Reflections Memory Care in Morton.

LeRoy was born June 22, 1935 in Rufe OK, the son of Alvin and Rachel (Churchill) Compton. He married Sandra J. (Dickinson) Compton on May 12, 1956 in Sterling.

He retired from Northwestern Steel & Wire in 1995 after 33 years of service. He was active in the FISH Pantry Program for many years. He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Sterling.

Survivors include; three sons LeRoy (Maureen) Compton Jr. of Pekin IL, Larry (Cherie) Compton of Geneva, NE and Brian (Renae) Compton of Little Rock, AK; one sister Anna Sue Little of Sterling; six grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by both parents, wife Sandra, sister Helen and one grandson, Michael.

Visitation will be from 5:00-7:00 PM Friday, September 13, 2019 at the McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls. Funeral services will follow at 7:00 PM. Cremation rites will be accorded following service.

In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established to FISH Pantry Program.

Online condolences may be sent to www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com