Leroy was born in 1904. He was the son of Unknown Simkins. He passed away in 1987.
Leroy Simkins Jr.'s headstone, Hammond Cemetery, Beech Island, Aiken, SC.
"Georgia World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2QZ-552Y : accessed 14 March 2019), Leroy Hampton Simkins, 1940-1942; citing Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, United States, Records of the Selective Service System, 1926 - 1975, RG 147, National Archives at St. Louis, Missouri; FamilySearch digital folder 005427652.