In loving memory of

LeRoy Brookhart
August 30, 1933 - July 15, 2021

LeRoy Brookhart
MUSCATINE, Iowa - LeRoy Brookhart, 87, of Muscatine, passed away on Thursday, July 15, 2021, at Genesis East.

Funeral Service will be 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at the Grace Lutheran Church. Memorials may be made to Grace Lutheran Church. Online condolences may be made at

Visitation will be from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the church.

LeRoy was born on August 30, 1933, in Muscatine, the son of Arthur and Lilly Leota Courtney Brookhart. He married Dixie Lee Erkson on January 6, 1955, in Burlington.

Leroy was a farmer and a member of the Grace Lutheran Church.

He enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening, and mushroom hunting. LeRoy liked to cook mushrooms and fish, for fish frys. He also enjoyed watching sports, especially the Iowa Hawkeyes and Chicago Cubs. Leroy enjoyed spending time with his family.

Those left to honor his memory include four daughters, Vicki Lawhead and husband, Carlin, of Muscatine, Debbie Barton and husband, Joe, of Killen, Alabama, Kathy Healy and husband, Liam, of Illinois City, Illinois, and Mary Morgan and husband, Mike, of Muscatine; 10 grandchildren, Chris Lawhead, Connor Lawhead, Eric Barton and wife, Kaleena, Michelle Stoffel and husband, Jestin, Stephanie Anderson and husband, Josiah, Aaron Healy, Hannah Mackey and husband, Kelvin, Nick Morgan, Travis Morgan, and Ben Morgan; and 11 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

LeRoy is preceded in death by his wife in 2016; his parents; brother, Delbert Brookhart; and sister Mildred Wittmer.


Douglas Ricklefs wrote on Jul 18, 2021:

"Vicki Carlin chris and Connor my dearest sumpatyies to all of your family at this time Douglas Ricklefs don?t hesitate to call if I can do anything for you at this time "

Steve Garvin wrote on Jul 17, 2021:

"RIP LeRoy "

Jerry and Shirley Christianson wrote on Jul 16, 2021:

"We are sorry to hear this he will be missed by all. He was a great Guy. Prayers for all of you guys."

Paul & Heidi Anderson wrote on Jul 16, 2021:

"Vicki so sorry to hear of the loss of your father. All the family is in my thoughts and prayers."

Lois Gray Weggen Bevan-Powell wrote on Jul 16, 2021:

"To LeRoy?s family?my thoughts and prayers are with you in the loss of your father, grandfather and great-grandfather. LeRoy was a MHS 1952 graduating classmate of mine. I remember him as a quiet and shy person but always with a smile and a friendly ?Hi.? May He Rest In Peace as he is reunited with Dixie."