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John Leroy Toy

December 9, 1965 ~ October 2, 2021 (age 55)



John LeroyToy, age 55, of Elkhart passed away on Saturday, October 2, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family. John was born to James Leroy and Barbara Jean Toy on December 9, 1965 in Pasadena, CA. He married Debbie Lynn Pence on October 31, 2001.

John worked at Forest River as a supervisor in the mobile restroom division. John enjoyed his Jeep, going 4 wheeling, target practice and playing on his base guitar. He loved spending time with his family and friends.

John is survived by his wife Debbie Toy of Elkhart; their children Chris (Lyndsay) Heinl of Pine City, MN., Matthew Henderson of Elkhart and Jayce Toy of Elkhart; grandchildren Emilee and Alex and his sister Cindy Merlone of New York. John was preceded in death by his parents.

In keeping with John’s wishes there will be no services. Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home 1531 Cobblestone Blvd., Elkhart, IN 46514 is assisting the Toy family. Online condolences may be made online at

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