LeRoy William McAlpin was born November 26, 1948 on Ann Street in Elgin, IL to Nahmon and Lenore (Kernan) McAlpin. He grew up and attended school in Elgin where he graduated from High School. In the 1980’s he moved to Mitchell. He was a handyman doing all kinds of maintenance work his entire life.
He is survived by two daughters, Shannon Walker of St Petersburg, FL, and Gina Ann McAlpin of Kansas City, MO, one sister, Jean Ann McAlpin of DeKalb, IL, one grandchild, Damon Scott Walker, one niece, his Indian motorcycle and his pet bird, Buddy.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother Les McAlpin and one sister, Colette Jensen.