Biography: Leroy Snell, the second child of the Georgia King and John Henry Snell . Roy was born July 26, 1924 in Washington County, Georgia. He was known to many as “Snell” and “Roy”. On Saturday, December 1, 2018, the Lord called Brother Leroy home to rest.
Leroy received his education in Washington County Georgia School System. Roy joined the U.S. Navy in War World II with all honors.
Roy worked for many years in Florida, New Jersey and New York until he retired. Roy was married to Virginia Snell for 40 years until his death. Roy was preceded in death by: his parents and his son, Thomas Glenn Snell. He is survived by his: wife, Virginia Snell; one daughter, Elizabeth Simmons of New York; one son, Troy Simmons (Shirleen) of North Carolina; grandchildren: Ian Brenner Snell, Tiffany Colleen, Troy Simmons, Trayvon Simmons, Tyanna Simmons, Janae Simmons. LaShawn Simmons, Anthony Simmons, Chanel DeBrouex and Kennzel Powell; great-grandchildren: Kenneth, Jaylenn, Skylla, Khalif, Pariis and Noah; and a host of other relatives and friends.