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 6.13.2017

To my brother

Leo you will always be my hero. You are truly missed. See you again one day.
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