Brackett, Leroy, a resident of Chatham. Leroy Brackett died peacefully at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Sydenham Campus, Wallaceburg, on Wednesday November 20, 2013 at the age of 85. Born in Guilds, Ontario, son of the late Allen & Mary (Morris) Brackett. Beloved husband of Rose E. (Barnes) Brackett. Dear father of Gail LeGroulx, Chatham; Debra Boersma (Fred), Chatham; Barry Brackett (Barb), Calgary AB.; and the late Heather Brackett (1950) & Brian Brackett (2012). Grandfather of Melissa Brackett; Jason LeGroulx; Craig LeGroulx; Mark Brackett and 12 Great Grandchildren. Brother of the late Mildred Adair; Eva VanBonn; Doreen Kyle; Percy Brackett & Donald Brackett. Also survived by sisters-in-law Bev Barnes, and Donna Barnes, both of Blenheim and several nieces and nephews. Leroy will be sadly missed by Jean Boersma; Nadja Lucyk and Bianca Seney. Leroy was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 28, Chatham. Friends will be received at the Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair St., Chatham on Friday November 22, 2013 from 2:00-4:00 & 7:00-9:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will be conducted on Saturday November 23, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Susan Jolley and Rev. John Anderson officiating. Interment, EvergreenCemetery, Blenheim. Donations in memory of Leroy to the Parkinson Foundation would be appreciated.  Online condolences may be left at

McKinlay Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham  519-351-2040

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