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Mr. Roy Huston Roe, age 71, of Olive Hill, Kentucky, went home to be with the Lord, Sunday evening, May 21, 2017, at the Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland, Kentucky.
He was born May 16, 1946, in Carter County, Kentucky, a son of the late Talmage "Tal" and Nixola Kiser Roe.
Roy was a born again Christian, who loved serving the Lord with all his heart. He proudly served his county in the United States Army. Roy retired from AK Steel as a crane operator. He was a very faithful and loving husband to his wife Amanda, they both shared a special bond and enjoyed attending church services together. Roy was a very caring person and loved visiting the sick, and witnessing for the Lord.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Roy Daniel "Dan" Roe whom passed away May 28, 2005, and two brothers, Jimmie Wayne Roe and Carl Roe.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years and nine months, Amanda Lou Conn Roe, and one brother and two sisters-in-law Gary "Mitch" and Kathy Roe of Greenup, Kentucky and Brenda Roe of Grayson, Kentucky. He also leaves many other family members, church family and friends who will sadly miss him.
Funeral services will be held 12 noon Wednesday, May 24, 2017, at Globe Funeral Chapel in Olive Hill, Kentucky, with Brother Bobby Day and Brother Jim Porter officiating. Burial will follow in the Easterling Cemetery in Olive Hill, Kentucky with full military honors by the Olive Hill American Legion Post No. 138.
Friends may visit from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 23, 2017, and after 9 a.m. on Wednesday at Globe Funeral Chapel, 17277 West US Highway 60, Olive Hill, Kentucky.
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.globefc.com.
Published on May 23, 2017
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