Elmer LeRoy Yount

April 10, 1929 - May 13, 2019
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Elmer LeRoy Yount, 90, passed away May 13, 2019. He was born in Pawhuska, Oklahoma on April 10, 1929 to George Elmer and Helen Katherine (Sides) Yount. He married Virginia Lee Campbell on July 22, 1948. After graduation, LeRoy played football for Kansas State for a year. He worked at Natural Gas Pipe Line of America in Glasco, Kansas, Texas, and Oklahoma for 37 years until he retired in 1986. LeRoy was saved at a young age, he always gave his beautiful voice to praise his Lord & Savior. He led the singing in the United Methodist Churches he attended. So many loved his singing and he sang for so many funerals, special occasions, weddings, and graduations. After his retirement, he sang at nursing homes four days a week.

LeRoy was preceded in death by his parents, 1 brother Archie Yount, 1 sister Doris Poindexter, 1 daughter Becky Yount, 1 son-in-law Ricky White, and his wife of nearly 70 years, Virginia.

He is survived by 4 children: David Yount and wife Cherry of Guthrie, Oklahoma,
Denise Rozell and husband Woody of Sentinel, Oklahoma,
Delores White of Sentinel, Oklahoma,
Kent Yount and wife Jalenda of Hobart, Oklahoma,
10 grandchildren: Nikki (Rozell) Clark and Jeff of Enid, Oklahoma,
Joey Rozell and Brandy of Sentinel, Oklahoma,
Rickey Brady and Stephanie of Edmond, Oklahoma,
Jeni (Yount) Rainforth and James of Springhill, Kansas,
Kelli (White) Hightower and Darren of Claremore, Oklahoma,
Traci (White) Story and Daryn of Edmond, Oklahoma,
Kori (White) Eckhardt and Kurtis of Sand Springs, Oklahoma,
Lana (Yount) Null and Kyle of Weatherford, Oklahoma,
Leslee (Yount) Smith and Aaron of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma,
Reggy Yount and Sarah of Weatherford, Oklahoma,
25 great grandchildren, 4 nephews, 2 nieces, as well as numerous other relatives and friends.

Graveside: 11:00 a.m., Thursday, May 16, 2019
Sentinel Cemetery
Sentinel, Oklahoma
Services are under the direction of Ray & Martha's Funeral Home, Sentinel, Oklahoma.

Service Information

Viewing
Date: May 15, 2019
Time: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Graveside
Date: May 16, 2019
Time: 11:00 am

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Karen Rodgers
Enid, OK
To: Your family, especially daughter Denise and son-in-law Woody and their children and grandchildren who I also claim, My prayer is for a peace and comfort in your going home.  May God bless each of your family with a sweet comfort. 
Karen Rodgers and family.
Joan Turner and Maudyna White
Port Orchard, WA
Love and hugs to the whole family. He’s out of pain and with Aunt Ginny and Becky. Singing to the Lord once again. ??
Monte and Debra Gray
Weatherford, OK
So sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family.
Cathy Eastwood Ross
Mountain View, OK
Kent and family, I’m so sorry to hear of your dad passing away. Please know you are in my prayers. He was one of the kindest gentleman I’ve ever known . God bless
Rhonda Yount Parks
Austin, TX
Uncle Leroy will be greatly missed.  I have such wonderful memories of the times spent with you guys during our younger years.  He’s now singing in heaven with that beautiful voice of his.
Rena Kimbrell
Mountain View, OK
My deepest sympathy to all the family! Your dad was a great man and i enjoyed visiting with him and Virginia at family gatherings! We enjoyed a lot of hours of good visits! They both are missed so much!!!!
Don Humphrey
Owasso, OK
What an honor to have known this man and to have played in his band.
God Bless the Yount family.
Phyllis Anderson
Minneapolis, KS
Sending hugs and prayers to all of the family.  So many memories of the family time with Uncle LeRoy and now he is back with Aunt Ginny and out of pain. They will both be missed, but, know they will both be watching over the family.
Phyllis Anderson
Minneapolis, KS
Sending hugs and prayers to all of the family.  So many memories of the family time with Uncle LeRoy and now he is back with Aunt Ginny and out of pain. They will both be missed, but, know they will both be watching over the family.
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