He was born to August and Johanna (Halberdier) Geffert, Sr. on October 28, 1928 in George West, Texas. He was a farmer/rancher and worked for himself to provide for his family.
Leroy was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters; Viola Clifton, Janie Belle Buxkamper, Mary Ellen Bowman and five brothers; Harry Geffert, Raymond Geffert, Rufus Geffert, Wilbert Geffert and Marvin Geffert.
Survivors include one son: Gene Allen (Lora Lea) Geffert of George West; one daughter, Debbie (Mickey) Williams of George West; one brother, August Geffert of George West; five grandchildren, Misty (Jeff) Wiliams-Garza of Del Rio, Kellie Williams of San Antonio, DeAnna “Dee Dee” Williams of Lubbock, Tristan Geffert of George West, and Taylor Geffert of George West; and one great-grandson, Matthew Garza of Del Rio.
Visitation will be Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010 from 6-8 p.m. at Roberson Funeral Home in Three Rivers.
Funeral Service will be Friday, Jan. 22, 2010 at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in George West with Brother Bruce Irving officiating.
Burial will follow at the George West Cemetery, George West.
Pallbearers will be Ronnie Geffert, Steven Geffert, James Skidmore, J.D. Clifton, Lloyd Clifton. Honorary pallbearer is John Prosen.
Services entrusted to Roberson Funeral Home, Three Rivers.