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Donald Eugene Roy
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Obituary for Donald Eugene Roy

Donald Eugene Roy, age 89, a lifelong Sturgis resident, passed away May 29, 2018 at Fairview Nursing & Rehabilitation Community in Centreville, MI.
He was born Sept. 30, 1928 in Sturgis, MI.
Donald graduated from Sturgis High School with the class of 1947. He then joined the U.S. Air Force and served during the Korean Conflict earning the rank of T/Sgt.
In 1957 he married Donnabell Heyward. She preceded him in death Feb. 16, 2014.
Donald was employed all his life for Dennis Kane Distributing which became C.A. Murphy Oil Company.
Surviving are 4 children: Douglas (Sherri) Roy of Constantine, MI, Debbie Burke of Chicago, IL, Dena Roy of Mississippi, and Diana (Jody) Beeler of Cooper, TX; 7 grandchildren; and 6 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, and 1 brother.
The family will receive friends and relatives from 1:30 – 2:30 P.M., Saturday, at the Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes, 114 S. Nottawa St., Sturgis, MI 49091.
Services celebrating the life of Donald E. Roy will be held at 2:30 P.M., Saturday, immediately following visitation at the funeral home with Deacon Larry Kasuboski, officiating. Interment will follow in Oak Lawn Cemetery.

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1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes

114 S. Nottawa Street
Sturgis, MI 49091





2:30 PM
Hackman Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes

114 S. Nottawa Street
Sturgis, MI 49091

Cemetery Details


Oak Lawn Cemetery

300 E. South Street
Sturgis, Michigan 49091


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