Leroy Eugene Virts[1]

Male 1894 - 1971


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  • Born  1 Jul 1894  Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  10 Aug 1971  Frederick, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried  Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I185  Virts
    Last Modified  22 Apr 2017 

    Father  George Washington Virts,   b. 16 Jun 1872, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1959, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Olevia Elizabeth Ann Roller,   b. 9 Nov 1873, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Aug 1961, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  29 Dec 1891  Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F102  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Della Irene Sheets,   b. 27 Jun 1901, Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1974, Frederick, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified  7 Oct 2012 
    Family ID  F115  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Martha A. Frye,   b. 24 May 1896, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1960, Leesburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  26 May 1914  Frederick, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Divorced  Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Mildred Louise Virts,   b. 3 Aug 1915, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 2001, Leesburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. George Franklin Virts,   b. 9 Nov 1922, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 2006, Front Royal, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  17 Sep 2013 
    Family ID  F116  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • The Frederick News, August 11, 1971

      Mr. Roy Eugene Virts, husband of Rms. Della Irene Sheets Virts, who resided at 12 James Street, died Tuesday morning at Frederick Memorial Hospital. He was born in Lovettsville, on July 1, 1894, the son of the late George W. and Levia Roller Virts.

      Mrs. Virts was retired from City of Frederick whre he was employed for 25 years as a shop mechanic. In later years Mr. Virts was self-employed as a carpenter.

      Surviving him besides his wife are the following children; George F. Virts and Mrs. Mildred Simpson, Lovettsville; step-sons; Austin Young, George Young both of Frederick and Francis Young, Germany; step-daughters, Mrs. Austin Rice, Frederick, Mrs. John Main, York, Pa. and Mrs. James Brown, Madison, Va. One brother, Lloyd Virts, Lovettsville, two sisters; Mrs. Pauline Green and Mrs. Virginia Nelson, both of Lovettsville; 12 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews also survive.

      Friends may call at the M. R. Etchison and Son Funeral Home, 106 East Church Street, today and Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral services will be held from the funeral home Friday at 11 a.m. The Rev. Robert F. Woodward, pastor of the First Baptist Church, will officiate. Interment will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery.

  • Sources 
    1. [S749] Loudoun County Virginia Birth Register 1880-1896.

    2. [S1502] The Frederick Post, August 11, 1971, obituary.

    3. [S657] Frederick Post, May 28, 1914.