LeRoy Britton Jr. Roy was born in Albany, NY to LeRoy Britton Sr.
and Marguerite Marshall Britton on October 31, 1935. He graduated
from Ravena Central School and then enlisted in the Army where he
was stationed in Germany. Upon his return home, he began his
employment with Marshall’s Garage, and then later with Albany Felt
Company. He finally retired after 30 years of service with the
Atlantic Cement Company which was then acquired by Blue Circle
Roy’s favorite hobbies was metal detecting, spending many summer
days scouting for treasures. He was also an avid NASCAR fan. Roy
also took pleasure in listening to country music and western
movies. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family and
vacationing in Hawaii, Lake George, Hampton Beach, and Wildwood, NJ
with his wife.
survived by his devoted wife of 62 years, Dorothy; sons Terry
(Brenda), Todd (Joan) Britton, and his two cherished grandchildren
Jeffrey and Rachel Britton. He also leaves behind sisters-in-law
Ruth Swan, Agnes Finch, Marian Schwebler, and brother-in-law Stephen
Schwebler. He was predeceased by sisters-in-law Evelyn Daly, Betty
Boehlke, and brothers-in-law Thomas Daly, Frank Swan, Lon Boehlke,
Allen Finch, and Edward Finch.
the COVID-19 pandemic, calling hours and service for immediate
family will be held at the Babcock Funeral Home, 19 Pulver Avenue,
Ravena, NY on Friday, December 4, 2020 beginning at 10:00am. Face
coverings will be required and social distancing and occupancy
limits will be observed.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to Roy’s favorite charities, the
Ravena Rescue Squad and the