LOUISBURG - Henry LeRoy Hildreth died Friday, Jan. 22, 2016. He was born on October 19, 1924 in Rockland County, NY to the late LeRoy Vincent and Maudie Stein Hildreth. He was preceded in death by his wife, Pat; his parents; a sister, Edith; and a brother, Walton.
He served in the U.S. Army during WWII as a Combat Infantryman with the 32nd Infantry Division. After his honorable discharge in 1946, he finished high school and graduated college, after which he reenlisted in the Army.
Surviving: son, Jeffrey (Leslie) of Louisburg; four grandsons; two great-grandsons; brother, Herman Hildreth of Las Vegas, Nev.; sister, Anna Rossi of Metters, Ga.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Arrangements are being handled by Lancaster Funeral and Cremation Services, 804 N. Bickett Blvd., Louisburg, NC. Online condolences may be made to www.lancasterfcs.com.