Death – Obituaries : (MARKET NEWS) – Friends and families are mourning the death of Bill LeRoy, Griffins video coach who passed away earlier today in Winnipeg, Manitoba, where the team is preparing to play this weekend.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media by Grand Rapids Griffins
It is with great sorrow that we report that Griffins video coach Bill LeRoy passed away earlier today in Winnipeg, Manitoba, where the team is preparing to play this weekend.
Bill has been a valued member of the Griffins’ coaching staff since 2001 and a key contributor to the team’s success on the ice for nearly two decades. He will be incredibly missed and his impact upon the organization will be enduring. Our prayers are with Bill’s family members and friends. We ask Griffins Nation to keep them in your thoughts during this devastating time.
Bill LeRoy Cause of Death.
We have no information at the moment on what cause the death of Bill LeRoy . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
Very sad news in the hockey community.@griffinshockey video coach Bill Leroy
Passed away today in Winnipeg, Manitiba where the Griffins is now for their upcoming games.
Mr Bill Leroy was with the Griffins since… https://t.co/tblkZqmdd5
— Hear Our City📸 (@HearOurCityMag) November 1, 2019
Our thoughts are with the family of Bill LeRoy, as well as the entire Griffins organization. ❤️ https://t.co/fTGl5ELNeV
— Toledo Walleye (@ToledoWalleye) November 1, 2019
I just found out that @griffinshockey video coach Bill LeRoy unexpectedly passed away this morning during the team’s trip to Winnipeg. Bill was a great hockey mind and even better person. May God be with his family and friends. pic.twitter.com/Yrsw03sbu2
— Eric Zane Show Podcast (@ericzaneshow) November 1, 2019
The video coach for the @griffinshockey, Bill LeRoy, died earlier today. A good man gone way too soon. I always looked forward to seeing him and so many others from GR. Prayers for peace to all those close to him and his family.
— Aaron Sims (@aaronadmirals) November 1, 2019