Edmond L. "Leroy" Haught, 81, passed away Nov. 15, 2010 in Corpus Christi. He was born April 13, 1929 in Vernon to Albert and Opal Grimes Haught.

Leroy was a 32nd degree Mason, a member of the Robstown Masonic Lodge No. 1062 A.F. and A.M., a member of the Al Amin Shrine Temple, Robstown Order of the Eastern Star, Chapter No. 540 and was a member of the Scottish Rite. He was presented the Golden Trowel at his Masonic Lodge in 2009.

Leroy was preceded in death by his wife of 47 years, Marcella "Marcy" Haught; his youngest daughter, Nikki Harper; his son, Joe Layne; his parents, Albert and Opal Haught; his in-laws, Ollie and Maggie McGary; and a great-granddaughter, Amy Jo Johnson.

Surviving him are his daughters, Judy (Joel) Branum of Princeton, and Barbara Evans Hughes of Corpus Christi; daughter-in-law, Ginger Layne; sister, Ann Rainwater; brothers, Herb Haught (Joni), and Richard Haught(Lou Ann); brothers-in-law, Mac McGary(Joan), Tommy McGary (Betty) and Dub McGary; his companion of 10 years, Sue Jordon; 11 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010 at 7:30 p.m. in the Sawyer-George Funeral Home Chapel.

Graveside services and interment were at 2 p.m. in the Lyford Evergreen Cemetery in Lyford.