LeeRoy Longshore was born December 31,1927 as the 9th child of his parents Claude and Irene (Cornallis) Longshore in Bunch, Ok. On January 9,2020, he peacefully left his earthly home in the Horn Community at the age of 92 years and 9 days.
He led the life of a rancher and farmer. He was one of the last of the open range cowboys. He loved the simple things in life like big family gatherings with lots of music, food, love and laughter. He liked watching college basketball, rooting for Duke all the way! He cheered for the American bull riders of the PBR.
LeeRoy was proceeded in death by Joy (Mills) Longshore, his wife of 62 years, both parents, 13 brothers and sisters, 2 half siblings, 1 grandson,Mark Brent Longshore, and 1 son-in-law, Kenneth Limore.
He is survived be 6 children: Roy Dale and wife Joanie, Dennis and wife Virginia, Micky and wife Diane, Ricky and wife Andrea, Reta Longshore Limore all of Stilwell and Linda Longshore Rogers and husband Stimson of Sallisaw. 12 grandchildren: Leah Tinsley, Denise Brown, Blake Longshore, Aaron Longshore, Lavonn Stites, Chris Longshore, Shaun Longshore, Jessica Robinson, Colby, Coy and Craig Longshore, and Kenneth Limore. 17 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.
Services for LeeRoy will be at Roberts funeral home chapel in Stilwell. Visitation will Monday January 13th from 5-8pm and Tuesday morning from 8am until service at 10am. Burial will follow the service at Stilwell cemetery. The family will gathering Monday at his home and after the burial at Rocky Mountain Bible Church. Family and friends welcome.
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