Leroy W. Littlejohn

Leroy LIttlejohnChief Petty Officer (US Navy Ret.) Leroy Warren Littlejohn, 88, of 1731 Burnt Gin Road, entered eternal rest on Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Novant Health Gaffney Medical Center.

Husband of Toledo Knuckles Littlejohn, he was born in Cherokee County and was a son of the late Carl and Phines Talley Littlejohn. He was a graduate of Granard High School, a veteran of the U.S. Army, and a retired veteran of the U.S. Navy.

He was a member of Dunton United Methodist Church, where he was a member of the United Methodist Men, the choir, and Administrative Council. He was a member of Mountain View Masonic Lodge 301, Royal Arch Chapter 46, and Cherokee Consistory 267.

Leroy was preceded in death by two brothers, Charlie and Elford Littlejohn, and a sister, Barbara Brunson.

Also surviving are a daughter, Joanita Littlejohn of Douglasville, Ga.; five brothers, Allen Littlejohn, Hillard Littlejohn, Walter Littlejohn (Leota), all of Gaffney, Wilbur Littlejohn of Charlotte and Wayne Littlejohn (Lydia) of Melbourne, Fla.; two sisters, Dorothy Alford of Charlotte and Carolyn Jones of Florence; and a brother-in-law, James Brunson of Florence.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 17, at 2 p.m. at Dunton United Methodist Church with the Rev. Lillie Davis officiating. Military rites and entombment will be in Frederick Memorial Gardens.

Arrangements by The Gilmore Mortuary.