Leo Dozier
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Leo Dozier

NAME

Leo Dozier

HOME OF RECORD

Westbury

DATE OF BIRTH

09/23/1940

DATE OF DEATH

February 2, 2017

BRANCH OF SERVICE

Army

Biography

Leo Dozier was born on September 23, 1940 in Mobile, AL. Leo attended Mobile County Training School, where he played three sports: Football, Baseball and Track. Leo excelled in these three sports and still holds sports records in the state of Alabama. He was also a contender for the Olympics. Leo attended Texas College and later transferred to Texas Southern University. Shortly after, he joined the Army. He served in the Army for six years and during this time he traveled and played football. Once he was assigned to the 1st Air Calvary Division he was sent to Vietnam for combat and special assignment in the Vietnam War. He was in Vietnam for approximately three years and because of his Agent Orange exposure he was honorably discharged with a rank of Staff Sergeant (SSG). Leo was asked to try out for the Chicago Bears and was chosen to join the team. He injured his knee and could not pursue this opportunity. While still in the Army, Leo met his soul mate Louvinia Williams. They were married on September 12, 1967. In 1969, Leo and Louvinia moved to Westbury, NY where they lived for 38 years. Leo worked at the United States Post Office and retired after 36 years. In 2007, Leo and Louvinia decided to move to Townsend DE. In 2013 his loving wife Louvinia departed this life and he was left to cherish her memory. On February 2, 2017 Leo departed this life and they are now reunited again. Leo has seven children: Yusuf Hasan, Laura Charles, Alfred Williams, Lynette Smith, Vincent Williams Sr., Cordelia Bostic, and Carolyn Dozier. Leo also has six grandchildren Gerard Charles, Monique Charles, Michael Williams, Krystal Charles, Vincent Williams Jr., and Jazmine Young. He leaves behind a host of many other family and friends.

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR Leo Dozier
POSTED ON 8.6.2017
POSTED BY: Carolyn Dozier

'If love could have saved you, you would have lived forever'

'If love could have saved you, you would have lived forever'
Thank you for all the great memories that no one can take away.
Thank you for always being there each and every day.
You are a true presence of strength and grace.
Forever etched in my heart, never to be erased.
You continue to watch over me as my guardian angel.
I thank God for allowing this to be possible, always.

Love, your daughter Carolyn
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POSTED ON 6.16.2017
POSTED BY: Lynette

From one of your Daughters

We miss you so much and tell Nina hello and remenbering all the wonderful time and days you had with us sorry you was in so much pain but glad to know that God is watching over you now.You was a great father and will never be forgotten. Thanks for your services and all the wonderful memories We Love You
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POSTED ON 6.15.2017

Will Never Forget You! Yusuf Hasan

Not only was SSG Leo Dozier a Honorable Vietnam Veteran also a law abiding citizen, dedicated husband, father and grandfather. Provided well for his family, gave good advice and was the strongest man I have ever known. I will always remember and love you as well as our mother Louvinia. Hope and pray to see you both again. Thank you and travel safely. Love always Yusuf.
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POSTED ON 6.15.2017
POSTED BY: Laura Charles

Happy Father's Day!

Leo, you will always be in our heart. We will never forget your kindness, compassion and love for us. You were always there when we needed you. Thank You for demonstrating the true meaning of a Father. We will always remember you and hold you dear forever.
Love always, Laura and Family!
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POSTED ON 6.13.2017
POSTED BY: Cordelia Bostic

Missing you!

Missing you!
“We never lose the ones we love, for love itself lives on, and the joy we knew together is never really gone. It lives in precious memories of those who were so dear, memories that bring comfort and keep our loved ones near.”
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