The Edmond Sun

December 24, 2013

Robert Roy


EDMOND —     Robert Roy, 78, passed away December 21, 2013.  He was born December 3, 1935, in Neosho, Mo., to Everett and Virginia Roy. Robert graduated from the Missouri School for the Deaf in Fulton, Mo. and went on to attend Gallaudet University and then worked as a printer for 40 years.

    Robert met Virginia Harper in 1958 in Blackwell, Okla.; they were married for 52 years. Robert enjoyed camping and fishing with family and friends. He drew great strength from his Catholic faith and enjoyed teaching Bible study and inspiring others.

    He is survived by his wife, Virginia; his two sons, Dennis and his wife Gina, and Kendall and his wife, Colleen; grandchildren Alexandra and Logan; sister Evelyn; and brothers David and Stanley.

    A memorial mass will be 10 a.m. Friday December 27, 2013 held at St. Monica’s Catholic Church 2001 N. Western, Edmond, Okla.

    In lieu of flowers, donations to the American Cancer Society will be greatly appreciated.