Leroy Hohertz age 77 of Clifton, passed away surrounded by his loving family in a Fort Worth hospital on October 28, 2020.
Funeral services are going to be held at 11 A.M., Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at the First Baptist Church in Clifton, Texas. Rev. Brian Barrett will officiate. Burial will follow at the Evans Cemetery near Clifton with full military honors performed by the U.S. Army Honor Guard and the Clifton VFW, Post 8553. Visitation will be held at the church from 10 A.M. until service time. Honorary Pallbearers will be his grandsons, Bradley Snyder, Cody Snyder, Kyle Snyder, Zachary Hohertz, Gabriel Martinez and Jacob Humphries.
Leory Hohertz was born on April 16, 1943 in Hamilton, Texas to Henry Herman and Annie Lee Cody Hohertz. At the age of 18, Leroy joined the United States Army. He went to Artillery school at Fort Carson in Colorado. Upon graduation Leroy was sent to Korea where he served 2 tours as a member of the Artillery Battery Company consisting of 125 men. Following his tour in Korea, he was stationed in Germany. When his tour was completed in Germany he received his orders to go to Vietnam and served 2 tours assigned to Artillery Hill, an artillery fire base located in Central Highland. While in Vietnam he did a short stint in Cambodia. When Leroy left Vietnam he was stationed stateside where he remained another 9 years. Leroy retired out of the United States Army after 20 years of service to his county. He will be truly missed by all.
Left to cherish his precious memories are his wife of 40 years, Sheila Hohertz of Clifton; son, Richard Snyder and wife, Julia; daughters, Annie Renee Hohertz, Crystal Leann Ratliff and husband, Douglas, Elizabeth Susanne Bosse; grandchildren, Bradley, Cody, Jamie, Katie and Kyle Snyder, Zachary Hohertz, Sophia Johnson, Eden Anderson, Gabriel, Alisa, and Liberty Martinez, Jacob Humphries, Jackson Prescott, Braedon Bosse; sister, Erma May Hohertz; numerous other relatives and a host of friends.
Preceded in death by his parents, Henry Herman and Annie Lee Cody Hohertz; and sister, Maggie Emma Hohertz.
Arrangements were made by Lawson Funeral Home, Meridian, Texas 254-435-2792.