- Published: January 22, 2009
Leroy Sanford of Clifton died Monday, Jan. 19. He was 87.
He was born Aug. 2, 1921, to Henrietta Sanford. He was the oldest of four children. He went to Mitchell School in Wilberforce, Ohio. Leroy attended Third Baptist Church in Xenia when he was a young man.
He was married to Helen Robinson, and worked for Morris Bean & Company for many, many years. He served on Clifton Council, assisted in every Clifton Days celebration and was an ambassador for the Village of Clifton.
Leroy is preceded in death by his mother; and two brothers, Arthur and Sidney Sanford.
He is survived by his sister, Amy Glass; brother and sister-in-law, George and Evelyn Schooler; nephews, Rodney (Kim) Sanford, Brian Glass, Jason Nooks, Eric (Amy) Schooler, Shawn (Annesia) Schooler, Brian Ford, Brandon Mercer; nieces, Kay L. Glass, Tianna Nooks, Jeri (Richard) Willis, Heidi (John Jr.) Dooley, MaLea Caldwell, Tangela Hawkins, Felisha Sanford and Tina Williams.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 7, in the Clifton Presbyterian Church.