BLYTHE, Ga. - Mr. LeRoy G. VanValkenburg Jr., 48, of Blythe, Ga., entered into rest Monday, June 25, 2001, from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident on Springhill Church Road in Burke County. Mr. VanValkenburg, was a native of Stamford, N.Y., but had lived in Burke County since 1980. He was a U.S. Marine Veteran of the Vietnam Era. Survivors include his wife, Sandie W. VanValkenburg, Blythe, Ga.; a son LeRoy G. VanValkenburg III; two daughters, Carrie Lee and Patches Wren Van Valkenburg all of Blythe, Ga.; his mother, Beatrice VanValkenburg; a brother, Christie VanValkenburg, and a sister, Georgianna Foland all of Middleburg, N.Y. Services will be private, however friends and relatives may call the family . DeLoach Funeral Homes, Inc., Waynesboro, Ga., are in charge of arrangements for the VanValkenburg family.
The Augusta Chronicle-June 28, 2001