LeRoy F. Hollis, Jr., 77, of Franklin, died at his home on Nov.1, 2019.
He was born in New London, CT on May 19, 1942the son of LeRoy F Hollis, Sr. and Dorothy (Chapman) Hollis.
He was raised in New London and attended local schools. He married his late wife, Eleanor (Dunbar) Hollis in 1962 when the moved to Willimantic, CT. They later resided in Keene before returning to Willimantic where he resided prior to moving to Franklin.
He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and telling them jokes and riddles.
Family members include his children: Edward Hollis of TX, Eleanor “Chris” Dyer of Jewett City, CT, and LeRoy F. Hollis, III of Franklin, 15 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, a brother, Jonathan Hollis of Waterford, CT, and a sister, Roberta of Long Island, NY, and nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his wife, Eleanor, who died in 2016, and a son, Laurence Hollis of Willimantic, CT.
Funeral services will be private.
Thibault-Neun Funeral Home and Cremation Care in Franklin are in charge of arrangements.
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