Collins Jr., Dr. LeRoy Franklin 89, died on June 4, 2013. Native Chicagoan, retired Chicago Public Schools administrator, World War II Veteran, star of Oscar Micheaux's last film, The Betrayal. Master's in Education, Loyola University; Doctorate of Education, Nova University. Member of the Congregational Church of Park Manor UCC, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, the Snakes, the Assembly, and Prometheans. Loving father of Edward Collins, Roy Collins (Jerry), and Angelle Fouther (James); grandfather to Danielle and Daryn. Visitation, Tuesday, June 11, 2013 from 1 to 7 p.m. Funeral, Wednesday, June 12, 2013. Wake at 10 a.m. Services at 11:00 a.m. in Unity Funeral Parlors, Inc., 4114 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago. Interment Oak Woods Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, send donations "in memory of LeRoy Collins" to the Congregational Church of Park Manor UCC 7000 S. King Drive, Chicago, IL 60637.
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Published in Chicago Sun-Times on June 9, 2013