Leonard (Len) Louis Alsberry, 73 of Strasburg, VA passed away Monday, March 9, 2020, in the comfort of his home surrounded by his wife and daughter.
Due to concerns of public health, entombment services for Mr. Alsberry will be conducted privately and a celebration of life is being considered for mid-summer. A date will be announced and published in the Northern Virginia Daily.
Mr. Alsberry was born in Strasburg, VA on September 7, 1946 a son of the late Jordan Alsberry, Sr. and Roberta Adams Alsberry. He attended Sunset Hill Elementary School, Douglas High School in Winchester, VA for three years, and was a graduate of Strasburg High School.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Siomone Toliver Alsberry; his daughter Candace and husband Will Holmes; two grandsons, Anthony Holmes and Zion Holmes of Strasburg, VA; three granddaughters, T’ne Holmes, Jazime Holmes, and Karina Castillo; two great-grandchildren, King Castillo Holmes and Giuliana Castillo Holmes. Two brothers, Jordan Alsberry, Jr. (Elizabeth), and Johnny Alsberry (Barbara); six sisters, Rochella Strother, Marion Strother (Robert), Audrey Dyer, Angela Wilkins (Olric), Priscilla Terry (Edwin), and Kathy Temple. A host of nephews, nieces, and cousins.
He was a member of the Life Church Winchester (formerly Agape Christian Church), where he served faithfully for over 30 years. He was a Vietnam Veteran who was honored and recognized on December 13, 2019 and received a welcome home pin at the VA center in Martinsburg, WV. He served in the army for two years. He was employed Avtex in Front Royal, VA for 21 years and Howard Shockey & Sons for 19 years. He was a hard-working man who always provided for his wife and daughter. He was the co-owner of A-to-Z Homes, LLC, and rental property alongside his wife, for 33 years. He was the first black Strasburg town Councilman and led the ticket with 384 votes. He served on the council for two terms, totaling eight years from 1984 to 1992. He loved to fish and hunt. He loved to plant his garden and did so until 2019. He was a quiet, gentle man who loved his family and friends. His smile was contagious, and his handshake was firm.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to all his doctors, nurses and staff at Winchester Medical Center and Blue Ridge Hospice for their care and compassion during his illness. The family would also like to thank the Strasburg Fire Department and the Strasburg Vol. Rescue Squad. He fought the good fight of faith and received his ultimate healing.
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Stover Funeral Home & Crematory, Strasburg, VA is serving the family of Mr. Alsberry.
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