Leroy William Cortright, age 85 of Homer passed away Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at
Maplewood Assisted Living in Marshall, Michigan. He was born in 1926 to Howard and
Freida Cortright in Eckford Township, Michigan. He was married to Nancy Norton in 1968
and she preceded him in death January 16, 2000.
Leroy served his country during WWII with the U.S. Navy. He was a carpenter for 23 years
with Murray Construction out of Battle Creek. He enjoyed Sunday night poker games, watching
the PGA on TV and woodworking.
Leroy is survived by:
Daughters- Kathy (Fred) Howell of St. Cloud, MO
Beth (Jeff) Smith of Arizona
Lisa (Rob) Ridgeway of Homer
Sons- Mike (Mary) Cortright of Arizona
Eric Cortright of Homer
Tim (Melissa) Cortright of Marshall
Many Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren
Former spouse- Louise Butler of Arizona
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife and a brother Harold Cortright.
Visitation for family and friends will be Sunday, October 7, 2012 from Noon – 2:00 P.M. at the
J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home, 811 Finley Drive, Albion, Michigan 49224. Funeral Service will
be Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 2:00 P.M. with Pastor Tim Marvil officiating. Burial will be
at Fairview Cemetery, Homer.
Assistance with Memorial Contributions to: Nancy Cortright Endowment Fund or Homer Area Community Foundation is available at the Funeral Home