PUXICO -- Leroy W. Cato, 70, died Oct. 4, 2007, at his home.
Born Dec. 29, 1936, in Zalma, son of the late Harrison and Dorothy Swick Cato, he had lived in the Puxico and Zalma areas all his life. He was a retired heavy equipment operator for Delta Asphalt; a member of the Church of Christ in Asherville; and veteran of the U.S. Army.
On Nov. 10, 1956, in Brownwood, he married Betty Bowling who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Randy and Dinae Cato of Puxico; two brothers, Hubert Cato of Troy and Bill Cato of Dexter; one sister, Kathryn Brown of Sedgewickville; and one granddaughter.
Visitation is after 6 p.m. Saturday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Puxico where services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday. Terry Stockman will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Puxico Cemetery.