March 5, 1931
Springs Valley Herald
Leroy A. Dove, son of Thomas and
Matilda dove, was born October 11, 1855 at hickory Grove, Dubois County,
Indiana and died February 28, 1931 at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Asa
Wininger in French Lick, Indiana, at the age of 75 years, 4 months and 17 days.
He spent most of his life in a farm near French Lick. He was a family of four children, three sons and one daughter.
In January, 1888, he was united in marriage to Miss Elizabeth Curtis. To this union was born ten children, six girls and four boys.
He leaves to mourn his departure the widow, five daughters: Mrs. Asa Wininger, Mrs. Ed Gromer, Mrs. Pearl Ballard, Miss Lucille dove of French Lick, and Mrs. Herman Robertson of Campbellsville, Kentucky, Pauline having died in infancy; four sons, William E., Thomas, Rosseau and Floyd Dove of French Lick; one sister Mrs. Martha Anne Morgan of Hillham, Indiana, one brother, Enoch Dove of Seattle, Washington; one brother, William, preceded him in death; twelve grandchildren, one great grandchild, many other relatives and friends.
He was devoted to his family, a good neighbor, highly honored in the community in which he lived and was loved and respected by all who knew him.
Dubois County Time and Temp