The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


November 19, 2012

Leroy Aderholt

— Leroy Aderholt, 82, of Athens passed away Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, at Huntsville Hospital. Mr. Aderholt was born May 20, 1930, in Calhoun County to K.W. Aderholt and Alma Coppock Aderholt.

The funeral for Mr. Aderholt will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home. Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery with Jerry Smith and Barry Howard officiating.

Visitation is from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday at West Highland Baptist Church.

Mr. Aderholt was a member of West Highland Baptist Church for 52 years. He was involved in Habitat for Humanity, Carpenters for Christ, and CASA. He was an Air Force veteran.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Annie Lou Aderholt; brothers, Clyde Aderholt, Millard Aderholt and Hoyt Aderholt; and his parents.

Survivors include his daughter, Pam Taylor and husband Jeff; sons, Gary Aderholt and wife Rae Ann, Glenn Aderholt and wife Melissa, and Darin Aderholt and wife Lisa; sister, Denola Greene and husband Doyle; grandchildren, Jeremy Taylor, Leslie McCloud, Graham Aderholt, Lindsey Schexnayder, Katie Wilkerson, Brady Aderholt, Chelsea Aderholt and Payton Aderholt; and six great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers are Jeremy Taylor, Graham Aderholt, Brady Aderholt, Payton Aderholt, Stephen McCloud, David Wilkerson and Will Schexnayder.  Honorary pallbearers are his Sunday school class.

In lieu of flowers, donation may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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