Born 11-5-1921 -- Died 11-20-2004
A memorial service for Leroy G. Kneip of Midway, Ark., was held Nov. 20 at the Kirby-Boaz Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Russell Moore officiating. Leroy Kneip died Nov. 12, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center. He was 83 years old. He was born Nov. 5, 1921, at Round Top, Texas, the son of Henry and Thekla Moellenberndt Kneip.
He served in the United Sates Army during World War II. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church. He was a resident of Midway since 1987, moving from Coal City, Ill.
He is survived by his sister, Evelyn Boenig of Victoria, Texas; a host of nieces and nephews; his companion Trudy Holmes of Bulls Shoals, and her children -- Debra and Phillip.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Marion; and four brothers.
Burial was in Oaklawn Cemetery in Cherokee Village. Arrangements were under the direction of Kirby-Boaz Funeral Directors of Mountain Home. An online obituary and guest book can be found at www.kirbyboaz.com.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Association or Kindness, Inc.