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Service Details

Visitation:

Friday, July 14, 2017
Family will greet friends following the service.
Hamilton's on Westown Parkway
3601 Westown Parkway
West Des Moines, Iowa

Service:

Friday, July 14, 2017
12:00 pm
Hamilton's on Westown Parkway
3601 Westown Parkway
West Des Moines, Iowa

Disposition:

Friday, July 14, 2017
11:00 am
Burial of Cremated Remains with Military Honors
Iowa Veterans Cemetery
34024 Veterans Memorial Drive
Adel, Iowa 50003

Arrangements:

Hamilton's on Westown Parkway
3601 Westown Parkway
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266
(515) 224-0078

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LeRoy McFadden

LeRoy McFadden, 71, passed away July 7, 2017. Burial with military honors will be at Iowa Veterans Cemetery on Friday, July 14, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. followed by a memorial service at 12:00 p.m. at Hamilton’s on Westown Parkway, 3601 Westown Parkway in West Des Moines, IA. Family will greet friends following the service.

LeRoy was born April 18, 1946 to Albert and Hilda McFadden. He joined the US Army and received an honorable discharge in 1966. LeRoy was a heavy equipment operator and foreman for Ripka Trenching, then joined John Deere where he had 32 years of service until his retirement. He enjoyed woodworking, the outdoors, and was an avid hunter and fisherman. LeRoy most enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Sandy; children, Steve McFadden of Des Moines, IA, Christine (Dennis) DiDominicus of Cedar Falls, IA and Karen (Shaun) Bradley of Denver, IA; 11 grandchildren; his mother, Hilda McFadden and sisters, Vicki and Linda. LeRoy was preceded in death by his father; brothers, Dennis and Tim; and granddaughter, Karlisha.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family. Condolences may be expressed online at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.