Earnest DeRoy, age 88, passed away on September 23, 2019 peacefully at home surrounded by his wife, son and daughter in-law. Mr. DeRoy has been a life long resident of Forestdale for 88 years. He was a youth baseball coach for many years. He also was inducted into Alabama Amateur Softball Hall of Fame in 2000.
He is preceded in death by daughter, Sharon Lynn DeRoy.
He is survived by his wife, Jean DeRoy; son, Mark DeRoy; daughter in-law, Mitzie DeRoy; granddaughter, Tricia (Gary) Davis; grandson, Jacob (Kelly) DeRoy and 3 great grandchildren.
A time of visitation will be held on Friday, September 27, 2019 at Crestview Memorial Funeral Home from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. with a Celebration of Life to follow at 1:00 p.m. Bro. Matt Nail will be officiating. Internment will be at Bivens Chapel Cemetery in Brookside, AL.