Alfred “LeRoy” Romine, 75, of Valparaiso, passed away on February 22, 2013. LeRoy was born on December 27, 1937, in Valparaiso to Samuel and Clara (Harsha) Romine. On July, 24, 1971, in Angola, Indiana, he married Sharon Nedele. LeRoy owned and operated L & S Metal before retiring. He was also a member of the Porter County Sheriff’s Mounted Posse and always enjoyed horses. He is survived by his wife Sharon and sister Ruby Tucker of Valparaiso. He is also survived by his great nephew Matthew Miller and great niece Rachel Miller, both of Valparaiso. LeRoy is preceded in death by his parents and 8 siblings, Sam, Lowell, Charles, June, Faye, Kathryn, Donna, and Loretta. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, February 26, 2013, at Bartholomew Funeral Home from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM, with funeral services immediately following the visitation. Rev. Rodney Rudd will be officiating. The burial will be private. The family has asked in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.