Leroy Moore, who was known as the “mayor of Fells Point,” died of lung cancer Dec. 16 at his East Baltimore home. He was 56.
Born in Baltimore and raised in the Sharp-Leadenhall neighborhood of South Baltimore, he was the son of Walter Moses Moore, a sanitation worker, and his wife, Annie Moore, who worked in housekeeping at the Peabody Conservatory of Music.
He was a 1981 graduate of Joseph C. Briscoe Senior High School.
“He was a special-needs person who was a part of a loving family,” said his sister, Debbie Moore Daly of...