Clifford Omer Roy, 88, died Dec. 8, 2018, at the Solomon Valley Manor in Stockton.
He was born Aug. 29, 1930, to Dona and Nathalie (Asselin) Roy in the Webster Township, Rooks County. He married JoAnn Wolcott May 17, 1954, in Damar.
He attended school in Webster and graduated from Webster High School in 1947. He served in the Army in Alaska before owning and operating Roy’s Crane and Dozer service for 55 years. He was a lifetime member of the VFW and St. Thomas Catholic Church. He enjoyed many things during his life from bowling and flying his four-seat Cessna, to dancing and leading wedding marches. He also enjoyed attending auctions and his grandkids’ sporting events. He loved his candy, horses and antique sleighs. But above all, he loved his friends, family and grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife of the home, Stockton; sons Douglas Roy, Rose Hill, Tracy Roy and wife, Claudia, Salina, and Corey Roy and wife, Gail, Norton; daughters Paris Bremer and husband, Gerald, Otterville, Mo., and Gina Brooks and husband, Barry, Smith Center; brother Stanley Roy and wife, Diana, Hill City; sisters Viola Ricks, Arlington, Texas, and Norma Griffin and husband, Darrell, of Salina; nine grandchildren, Piper Roy, Sean McIntire (Krista), Katharine Draper (Ashton), Bethany Shirk (Spencer), Christian Bremer, Megan Bremer, Paige Brooks, Grady Brooks, and Louis Frazier (Payton); and three great-grandchildren, Kloie Simons, Dean Simons and Charlotte McIntire.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers Eugene Roy, Orville Roy, LaVerne Roy and Albert Roy; sisters Donna Wiltfong and infant Shirley Roy.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Thomas Catholic Church, Stockton. Burial will follow in the St. Thomas Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday with the family receiving friends 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and a Vigil at 6 p.m., all at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Solomon Valley Manor or VFW Post No. 8873 and can be sent in care of Plumer-Overlease Funeral Home, 723 N. 1st, Stockton, KS 67669. Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.plumeroverlease.com.