2012-06-22 / Obits

Leroy Durant Jr.

Security Officer

Leroy Durant Jr., a longtime Rockaway resident, died June 19.

Durant was born in Sumter, South Carolina. He moved to Rockaway from Brooklyn, New York in 1986. He worked security for Lehman Brothers. Prior to that, Durant was a Sergeant for the United States Marine Corps.

Durant was preceded in death by his daughter, Rockele Paris Scott.

He is survived by his wife, Deborah Durant; son, Amir S. Durant; and granddaughter, Alyssa Durant.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Denis S. O’Connor Funeral Home, Rockaway Beach. Visitation will take place at the funeral home on Monday, June 25, from 12 noon to 5 p.m.

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