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Mr. Leroy Way Jr.

April 12, 1954 ~ March 11, 2022 (age 67)


Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when He is tried,

He shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love Him. James 1:12

Unite with us in prayer as we reflect on the life of Leroy Way Jr., 67, of Cove City, NC died on Friday, March 11, 2022, at his residence.

He was born April 12, 1954, in Lenoir County to the Leroy Way Sr. and the late Katherine Simmons Way.

The Service Celebrating his life and legacy will be held 2:00 PM Sunday, March 20, 2022 at the West Craven High School Performing Arts Center.

Entombment will follow in the Greenleaf Memorial Park, New Bern. 

Leroy is survived by his father, Leroy Way, Sr. of Kinston, North Carolina, his devoted wife  Sudie Skeens Way and daughter Kamica Nicole Ethelrine Way of the home, Sister, Estella Wiggins of Pollocksville, NC; adopted daughters Evelyn Brimmer Tate of Greensboro,NC, Ezell Pheon Williams of New York City and Kamika Raby of Maryland, adopted son Gary Blount of Raleigh, NC; a Very Special Sister Gretchen Wiggins McMullen of Accokeek, Md, a Special Nephew Xavier Wiggins of Jacksonville, North Carolina, Aunt Earnease Way Presley of Delaware and host of cousins, loved ones and friends.  

Public viewing and visitation will be held from 3:00 PM- 4:30 PM with the ritualistic services with the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., from 4:30 PM -5:00 PM  Saturday, March 19, 2022  at the funeral home and will resume one hour prior to the service. 

The family will assemble at the residence in preparation for the funeral procession. 

In Memorandum and In Lieu of Flowers and Other Expressions, we invite you to contribute to the Leroy Way, Jr. 

Endowed Scholarship at North Carolina Central University. 
Contributions should be made payable to: 
North Carolina Central University Division of Institutional Advancement 

Mail contributions to: 
C/O Mr. Jim Ervin
       Assistant Vice Chancellor for Development
      Division of Institutional Advancement
      North Carolina Central University
      131 William Jones Building
      Durham, NC 27707 
      Memo Line: Leroy Way, Jr. Endowed Scholarship

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Public Viewing
March 19, 2022

3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Trinity Memorial Funeral Home Inc.
1276 US 258 N
Kinston, NC 28504

Ritualistic Services
March 19, 2022

4:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Trinity Memorial Funeral Home Inc.
1276 US 258 N
Kinston, NC 28504

Celebration of Life
March 20, 2022

2:00 PM
West Craven High School
2600 Streets Ferry Rd
Vanceboro, NC 28586

Entombment following the service

Greenleaf Memorial Park, New Bern

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