Leroy Curtis Lillard, 70, of Garden City Beach, SC and formerly of Front Royal, passed away
Friday, April 26, 2019 with his loving wife and best friend of 50 years, Becky, by his side.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Maddox Funeral Home
with Sammy Campbell officiating. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Saturday. At a later date, Leroy’s ashes will be scattered in places that held a special meaning
Leroy was born December 11, 1948 in Front Royal, VA, son of the late Robert H. Lillard, Sr.
and Julia Katherine (Pullen) Lillard. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Bobby
Lillard and Bobby’s wife Doris, and a very special uncle, J.T. Pullen.
Leroy was a barber by trade. He and his brother, Buddy, co-owned and operated Buddy and
Leroy’s Barber Shop for many years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Front
Royal, VA and was also a member of Sons of the American Legion Post 53 and Loyal Order of
the Moose Lodge 829 in Front Royal.
In addition to his wife, Becky, he is survived by his loving son, Stevie Lillard; his precious
grandchildren, Cody, Jordan, and Joshua Lillard and great-granddaughter, Piper; his brother,
Buddy Lillard (Brenda); brother-in-law, Randy Ramey (Ann); nephews, Ricky Lillard and Chad
Ramey; and nieces, Donna Cameron, Lisa Starnes, and Sarah Ramey.
Leroy’s sense of humor and his ability to have comfortable and entertaining conversations with
strangers and friends alike made him a person few will ever forget. He will be remembered for
making people smile (or laugh out loud) and for having them feel happy in his presence. He will
be greatly missed by his family and friends.
In honor of Leroy’s love of white t-shirts, feel free to join the family in wearing your favorite
In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer
Society in Leroy’s memory or a charity of your choice.