Cover photo for LEROY STEVEN BOSBY, JR.'s Obituary


January 14, 1953 — October 11, 2023




Leroy Steven Bosby, Jr. departed this earthly life for his heavenly home on Wednesday, October 11, 2023, at the age of 70.   He was a native of Mobile, AL and a resident of Avondale, LA. Leroy was a graduate of Paul L. Dunbar Junior High and Central High School, where he was a member of the “130 Mighty Marching Wildcats”. He later became a member of E.B. Coleman’s Big Band. Leroy enlisted in the U. S. Navy in 1973 and served during the Vietnam War. He received an honorable discharge in 1977. After leaving the Navy, Leroy started working at American Cyanamid which later became Cornerstone Chemical Company in Waggaman, LA. Leroy retired after 41 years of employment at Cornerstone Chemical.  Loving husband of more than fifteen years to Shawn Bosby. Devoted father of Ashley Bosby, Brandon Asberry, and Brittany Asberry. Grandfather of K' liyah Morgan, Aubrey Green, and Armani James. Son of the late Leroy, Sr., and Anna Mary Tate Bosby. Brother of Mary Bosby Davis, Sheila Bosby Little, and the late Diane Bosby Payne; extended family of brothers and sisters Roslyn Little, Donna Echols, Tina (Vaughn) Aubert, Ann Gail (David) Traylor, Tammy (Jeff) Hart, Ricky, Michael, Craig (Anita), Steven (Rona), and Keith (Kimberly) Duronsolet. Uncle of Nikita Davis, Veishawn Payne, Brian (Donis) Davis and Rashaan Little Son- in-law Evelyn Calhoun Brown. Brother-in-law of Sim Payne.  Godfather of Tameka Little, Jarvis Dennison and Ashton Tricksey, also survived by a host of other relatives, and friends. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a Viewing at Davis Mortuary Service, 6820 Westbank Expressway Marrero, LA on Wednesday, October 18, 2023, from 2:00p.m. until 4:00p.m. Funeral service will be held at Emanual African Methodist Episcopal Church, 656 St. Michael St. Mobile, AL on Saturday, October 21, 2023, At 11:00a.m. Interment: Alabama State Veterans Cemetery-Spanish Fort, AL. Arrangements by Davis Mortuary 230 Monroe St. Gretna, LA. To view and sign the guestbook, please go to Assisted By Smalls Mortuary & Crematory Services 950 S. Broad St. Mobile, AL 36603




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Wednesday, October 18, 2023

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

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Saturday, October 21, 2023

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