COLUMBUS – Leroy Starks was born on Nov. 29, 1960, in Youngstown, Ohio. (Mahoning County)
He passed away on Nov. 13, 2013, in Columbus, Ohio.
He attended The Rayen School in Youngstown and he was employed at JD United Foods in Youngstown and at Dick Mashetters in Columbus.
On March 25, 2009, he married Sharilille “Lilly” Thomas in Youngstown.
He was a Baptist and attended the Church of God in Christ in Youngstown. His hobbies were fishing, model planes and riding his bicycle. He was a very good mechanic, and a loving husband, father and friend.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Betsie Mae (Jordan) Starks; brother, Russell Starks; and sister, Mary Alice Starks.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Lilly; daughter, Jasmine Ranee Starks; stepdaughter, Salvina Natal Knox; stepson, Anthony La’Mar McPeters; brothers, Norman Starks, Lewis (Mann) Wesley and Ricky Jackson; sisters, Lynette and Veronica Wesley and Sherry Nall; a host of nieces and nephews; and special friends, Mooda, Shederick Jones Jr. and Akim Lattermore.
No funeral services are being held.
Professional services entrusted to the Diehl-Whittaker Funeral Service, 720 E. Long St., Columbus, OH.
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