Ander LeRoy Hassell, age 77, of Mt. Gilead passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, February 19, 2021.
Mr. Hassell was born January 15, 1944 in Ayden NC, to Wilbert Hassell and Essie Rae McLawhorne.
LeRoy served in the U.S. Army, moved to Troy as the Manager of Hardee's and then retired as the Foreman at Uwharrie Environmental. He loved to cook and grill out. He enjoyed fishing with friends and family, riding 4 wheelers, and mowing his lawn. LeRoy loved his family, especially his grandchildren. He was a member of Liberty Hill Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife for 54 years, Zella (Leary) Hassell; two sons: Sean Hassell (Mary) of Biscoe, NC and Mitchell Hassell (Sarah) of Knightdale, NC; one daughter: Tracey Robinson (Chris) of Fort Mill, SC; mother: Essie Rae (McLawhorne) Hassell; grandchildren: Garrett Hassell (Karli), Brittney Bustle (Henry), Monica Hassell, Caleb Hassell (Laura), Nyomi Hassell, Devin Robinson (Fiance' Emma Koerber),and Gabriella Robinson; one great-grandson: Samuel Bustle; one brother, five sisters. He was preceded in death by his father Wilbert Hassell and brother Wilbert Allen Hassell.
A Celebration of Life service will be held for LeRoy at a later date.