Name:     Calvin Coolidge McRoy

From:  The Daily Statesman, Dexter, Missouri
Date:  Friday, August 3, 2012

Calvin McRoy, son of the late Harvey Jackson and Martha Jennings McRoy, was born on February 25, 1925, in Bloomfield and died at the Golden Living Center in Bloomfield on August 1, 2012, at the age of 87.

Calvin had lived in Bloomfield all of his life. He attended the General Baptist Church and was a veteran of the U. S. Army serving during WWII in Germany. He had been a truck driver with Cassens Transport.

On October 4, 1947, he married Mildred Bowling in Piggott, Arkansas.

Surviving are his wife, Mildred McRoy of Bloomfield; two sons, Gene McRoy of Bloomfield, Jim McRoy of Farmington, Missouri; two daughters, Sue Hampton of Bloomfield, Mary Jines of Centralia, Missouri; eight grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; two sisters, Geraldine Harris of Bloomfield, Vivian Patterson of Dexter; two brothers, Ronnie McRoy of Bloomfield and Don McRoy of Alton, Illinois. Other relatives and friends also survive.  He was preceded in death by four sisters, Eileen Crowe, Velma Kingree, Wilma Handley, Virginia Hendrix, and two brothers, Alvin Sonny McRoy and H. M. McRoy.

Friends will be Friday August 3, 2012, after 10:00 a.m. at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield. Funeral services will follow at 11:00 a.m. at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield with Rev. Dwight Hensley of Bloomfield officiating. Interment will be in the Missouri Veteran's Cemetery in Bloomfield with full military honors, Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements.