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Louis Ray Leuellyn
Louis Ray Leuellyn, age 72 of Rolla Passed away Sunday, February 20, 2022, at his residence in Rolla.
Louis was born May 29, 1949, in Memphis, TN, a son to the late Nathanial Leuellyn and Ina (Banks) Leuellyn who survives.
Louis was a 1973 graduate of the University of Missouri. He had his Master of Education in Counseling, a Bachelor of Science in Education, and a teaching certificate.
He had worked as a Golf instructor in Cuba, MO, a youth care worker, a community services specialist and as Golf Coach at Missouri S & T in Rolla.
Louis was baptized at the New Philadelphia Church after accepting Christ as his savior.
Louis enjoyed teaching and playing golf, other sports, music, card games and collecting antiques. But his greatest love was spending time with his family and friends.
In addition to his mother, Louis is survived by one son, Christian D. Leuellyn, sisters, Jean Leuellyn and Katie Leuellyn, brothers, Nathanial Leuellyn and Lynn Leuellyn, grandson, Cameron Leuellyn as well as many nieces and nephews and friends.
A Celebration of Life for Louis will be held in Memphis, TN. At a time and date to be determined.
Condolences to the family. I was actually Ray's secretary at Voc Rehab in KCMO back in 1975. He & his sister Lois had just moved here. His caring spirit really showed in his job as counselor to so many that he helped to get eyeglasses, hearing aids, job training & life skills. He was a great guy to work with & we laughed a lot. Rest in peace my friend.
Ruby Banks Mar 16 2022 11:41 PM
I'm saddened to hear of Ray's passing. He was such a kind man. I was the Exec. Dir.. of a benevolence organization here in Rolla for 11 yrs. Ray would bring people in who needed help. He always admired a painting I had in my office, so he came in one day just before I retired and ask him to have a seat. When I walked out of my office I had the painting and I just said find a place in you living room to hang this and he started to cry. I gave him to painting on the old black grandfather playing the banjo with the small boy paying close attention. Ray was truly a great friend and I pray someone in the family has given the painting a place of honor. We always exchanged hugs when we ran into each other no matter where we we. He spoke of family often to me. May God bless each of you and again I'm so sorry for your loss.
Judy Wright Mar 16 2022 10:11 PM
He tried to teach me how to Improve my putting but I wasn't a very good student. Always enjoyed visiting with him at the Miner Golf course and when I would see him around town.
Gary Mar 16 2022 1:54 PM
I live down the hall from where Ray's apartment was and he and I would often talk in the hall. He was a good friend to many, including me. I was saddened by his passing but am sure he is enjoying Heaven. We talked about our faith. He was a good man. He was one to keep to himself but he always had a big smile for me. I appreciate the fact that I got to know him . I am so sorry for your loss.
Sally Love Mar 16 2022 10:10 AM