Leroy Comer, 84, of Osgood, passed away at 3:15 p.m., Sunday, October 2, 2022 at his residence. He was born near Osgood on February 28, 1938, the son of Godfrey George and Anna Dorathea Thielbar Comer. He was married to Mary Louise Russell on May 17, 1958 and she preceded him in death on May 9, 2019.
Survivors include one son John (Brenda) Comer of Underwood; one daughter Janice (Larry) Scheidler of Greensburg; daughter-in-law Brenda A. Comer of Adams; six grandchildren, Joshua, Jeremy, Johnathan, Katie, Michael and James; 15 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; one brother Gayle Comer of Deerfield, Florida; one sister Mabel Flick of Holton. He was preceded in death by his parents, his son James, and his brothers Clarence, Norman and Leonard.
Mr. Comer’s working career spanned many years. He was a former employee of the Muscatatuck State Hospital, built pre-fabricated hog and cattle houses with Bob McDaniels, worked for the Ripley County Farm Bureau Co-Op, drove a semi for Wendy’s, and ended his career as a driver for Oliver Trucking. Leroy was a member of the Osgood Masonic Lodge and Milford, Kentucky Masonic Lodge. Leroy’s wishes were to be cremated and a celebration of his life will be held at a later date with the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles in charge of arrangements.