Leroy Durant Jr.
Leroy Durant Jr., a longtime Rockaway resident, died June 19.
Durant was born in Sumter, South Carolina and moved to Rockaway 26 years ago from Brooklyn, New York. He worked as a security guard for Lehman Brothers. Durant was also a sergeant while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Durant was preceded in death by his daughter, Rockele Paris Scott.
He is survived by his wife, Deborah Durant (nee Andrews); son, Amir; and granddaughter, Alyssa.
Funeral arrangements and service were entrusted to the Denis S. O’Connor Funeral Home, Rockaway Beach.