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Leroy Percy Duthu

June 22, 1939 October 3, 2018
Leroy Percy Duthu
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Leroy Duthu, 79, of Belzoni, Mississippi, died of a massive heart attack on Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018 at South Sunflower County Hospital in Indianola, Mississippi.

Leroy Percy Duthu was born on June 22,1939, in Belzoni, to Paul and Ruby McGarr Duthu. He was a well known painter throughout the majority of his life. He worked hard to provide for his family. Leroy was proud member of the Mississippi National Guard. He could be stubborn, at times, according to his daughters, but would do anything he could to help them or others. He made friends easily and was loved by all those that knew him.

Leroy was preceded in death by his loving wife of 52 years, Carol. His mother and father, Ruby and Paul Duthu. As well as brothers Herman, Earnest Lee, and Paul. He leaves behind to cherish their memories his two precious daughters, Teresa (Charles) Fuller of Belzoni, Mississippi and D'annah (Randall) Glenn of Louisville, Texas, a brother Rex Duthu of Belzoni. He also leaves behind one grandson, Brad McCafferty of Belzoni, as well as several nieces and nephews and a host of friends.

The family will receive visitors at Mortimer Funeral Home -Belzoni, Saturday October 6th, 2018 from 10 AM to 10:45 AM. Graveside services to follow at Straight Bayou Baptist Church Cemetery at 11 AM.

Mortimer Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.

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