LeRoy Shryock, 83, of Olney, Illinois passed away at 1:12 p.m., Tuesday, August 24, 2010 in Burgin Manor in Olney.



Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, August 27, 2010 at Summers-Kistler Funeral Home in Olney with Reverend Father Jerry Wirth officiating. Visitation will be one hour before services on Friday. Burial will be in the Crest Haven Cemetery, rural Claremont, IL. Full military rites will be performed by the Olney Veterans. In loving memory of LeRoy, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association. Online condolences may be left at www.summers-kistler.com.


LeRoy Shryock, 83, of Olney, Illinois passed away at 1:12 p.m., Tuesday, August 24, 2010 in Burgin Manor in Olney.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, August 27, 2010 at Summers-Kistler Funeral Home in Olney with Reverend Father Jerry Wirth officiating. Visitation will be one hour before services on Friday. Burial will be in the Crest Haven Cemetery, rural Claremont, IL. Full military rites will be performed by the Olney Veterans. In loving memory of LeRoy, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association. Online condolences may be left at www.summers-kistler.com.

LeRoy was born June 25, 1927 in Jasper County, Illlinois, the son of Roy Grant and Catherine Francis "Kate" (Menacher) Shryock. He married Helen Pauline Eckel on June 7, 1948 in Henderson, KY; she preceded in him in death October 9, 1986. LeRoy had worked in the oil field and for Marathon. He was a U.S. Army World War II Veteran, life member of the VFW and American Legion.

He is survived by one daughter, Janet Roth and companion Doug Shehorn of Olney, IL; sons, Scott (Dallalee) Shryock of Noble, Eric Shryock and Paul Shryock, both of Olney; two brothers, George (Sue) Shryock of College Station, TX and Ronald (Patricia) Shryock of Gaylord, MI; two sisters, Imogene (Robert) Riegel of Springfield and Carol Jenkins of Cahokia; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

LeRoy was preceded in death by his parents, wife, grandson Jamie, brothers Rex and Byrl and sister Deloris Henry.