Leroy K. Sipe, 69, died May 29 at his Oakdale home.
He was a native of Tooele, Utah. He lived in Oakdale for more than 50 years. He attended Oakdale High School and graduated from Hollister High School.
Mr. Sipe was a veteran and served in the U.S. Army Military Police.
He worked in commercial construction for over 40 years.
He was a member of the National Rifle Association. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and other outdoor activities.
He is survived by his son, Leroy Sipe, Jr. of Dayton, Ohio; mother, Vanetta Sipe; brother, Laurel (Judy) Sipe, all of Oakdale; sister, Lanetta (Victor) Guerrero of Ceres; sister-in-law, Juanita Sipe of Owasso, Okla.; grandson, Christian Sipe of Dayton, Ohio; aunt, Donna Barnes of Salinas; cousin, Dorothy Evans of Medford, Ore.; two nieces; two nephews; and his son’s mother, Carole.
He was preceded in death by his father, Laurence Sipe; brother, Larry Sipe; and niece, Lori Dare.
A celebration of life will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 15 at Orange Blossom Bridge Park, Oakdale.
Eaton Family Funeral and Cremation Service, Modesto, in charge of arrangements.
The Oakdale (Calif.) Leader
June 5, 2013