Leroy James Allen Jr, age 72, passed away peacefully in his home in Columbus on Thursday, December 30th, 2021.He is survived by his two children, Nathan and Natalie; daughter-in-law Kelly; grandchildren Veronica, Max, Victor, Vincent, and Piper; brothers Robert and Charlie and their wives Vonnie and Irene. He is also survived by extended family. Leroy was a retired member of the U.S. Navy, serving in the Vietnam War from 1968 to 1970. After his time in the Navy, he worked for Candlelight Construction. He is remembered as a loving grandfather and a man who would do anything for his loved ones. He will be greatly missed by his loving family members. Friends may call Friday January 7 from 10 AM to Noon at HILL FUNERAL HOME 220 S State St. Westerville, OH 43081 with a graveside service immediately to follow. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to your local VFW lodge.