Leroy Pringle, 77 of Willow Springs, MO passed away on Friday, November 15, 2019 at Willow Healthcare in Willow Springs, MO. He was born on December 14, 1941 in Douglas County, MO the son of Ernie and Sadie (Davis) Pringle.
Leroy was preceded in death by his parents, Ernie and Sadie Pringle; sister, Alice Skubal; brother, Sidney Pringle and a grandson, Jerry Lee McClanahand.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Eleanor (Nocks) Pringle of the family home; children, Ronnie Pringle, Rebecca Havens and husband, Tom all of Willow Springs, MO, Betty Jane Reagan and husband, Johnny of Milan, TN and Roy Linn Pringle of West Plains, MO. Also surviving, one brother, Glen Pringle of Willow Springs, MO; twelve grandchildren; twenty-two great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Leroy was known to be a jack of all trades and was quite the inventor. He liked to stay busy building something big out of nothing and built some very unique things in his lifetime. In his younger years he built his very own race car and was known to be a good race car driver. He worked at logging, milk hauling, mechanic work and worked at Midwest Walnut before retiring; but his greatest enjoyment was hunting, fishing and spending time with his family. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Graveside services were held at 1:00pm, Monday, November 18, 2019 at the Pine Grove Cemetery near Willow Springs, MO with Jamie Brown officiating. Interment was under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool, MO. Online condolences may be made at www.egcfuneralhome.com.