Leroy Dean Rupert, Jr., 69, of Beech Creek, passed away Thursday, March 4, 2021 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.
He was born in Lock Haven on September 25, 1951, the son of the late Leroy D., Sr. and Minnie Kline Rupert.
Leroy was a 1971 graduate of Bald Eagle Nittany High School.
On December 14, 1977, he married the love his life, Lorraine G. Miller, who survives.
Leroy was employed at Champion Auto Parts in Lock Haven before working at McDonald's of Lamar until his retirement.
He was a life member of the Nittany Valley Fire Company where he served as an EMT for 20 years. He was also a life member of the Walker Township Fire Company, Hublersburg.
Leroy was an avid sports fan, especially of the Penn State and Steelers football teams. He also loved attending local auctions.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Christopher L. Rupert of Beech Creek; and three siblings, Linda Rupert of Beech Creek, Karen (Bill) Leitch of Beech Creek and Michael Rupert of Williamsport.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Leroy's name may be made to the Nittany Valley Fire Company, P.O. Box 508, Lamar, PA 16848.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Donald G. Walker Funeral Home, Inc., 231 High St., Flemington, PA 17745.
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