Nov. 24, 1942 - Oct. 31, 2013
NAPPANEE — LeRoy Niles McDiarmid, 70, of Nappanee, died in his residence Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, unexpectedly of natural causes.
He was born Nov. 24, 1942, in South Lyon, Mich., to Niles and F. Marie (Clark) McDiarmid.
He was a 1961 graduate of Grand Ledge High School. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Western Michigan in Kalamazoo and was a graduate of Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, Mich.
LeRoy retired from Midland School District in Midland, Mich., where he was a speech therapist for many years. He moved to Nappanee in 1996 from Midland. He had attended St. John‘s Lutheran Church in Nappanee.
LeRoy is survived by his sister, Pat (Jim) Otis of Nappanee; nieces Nikki (Mark) Hess of Elkhart and Vikki (A.J.) Maldonado of South Bend; nephews Rick (Stacie) Otis of Goshen and Ross (Emily) Otis of New York; and 12 great-nieces and great-nephews.
Cremation will take place, and inurnment will be in Grand Ledge Cemetery, Grand Ledge, Mich., at a later date.