Charlie Roy, 83, of the Freedom Church Road, in Adair County. He passed away Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 3:36 AM at the University Kentucky Chandler Medical Center in Lexington.
He was born on Jan.11, 1935 in Adair County. He was the son of the late Ray and Bessie Combest Roy. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Vickie Lynn Roy on April 14, 1973; one sister, Eva Ray Roy; and one brother, James Roy.
Charlie was a member of the Freedom Church of God, a longtime business owner in Columbia Charles Roy Grocery, Druthers/Dairy Queen, and served on the Freedom Cemetery committee since 1973, only missing one annual meeting.
He was survived by his wife Fern Huff Roy of 59 year. They married on May 16, 1959. He is also survived by one daughter, Valerie (Byron) Taylor of Columbia; one brother, Lilburn (Geneva) Roy of Columbia; two grandchildren, Natalie Taylor and Lindsey Jo Taylor; one aunt, Sarah Roy of Columbia; and several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends survive.
The funeral service was Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 10:00 AM at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with Bro. Carlie Riggs officiating.
Interment was in the Freedom Cemetery.
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of the funeral arrangements.
Visitation was after 4:00 P. M. on Tuesday.
The pallbearers are Jackie Aaron, Steve Roy, Rudy Higginbotham, Lonnie Devore, Bobby Devore, and Stacy Huff.