Roy Brack, 93, of Farmington, passed away on Monday, July 22, 2013, in Farmington. He was born April 12, 1920, in Commerce, Texas, the son of William Thomas and Lilly Mae Morgan Brack.
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Roy lived on a farm until his family moved to Farmington in 1937. He volunteered for the U.S. Army in 1941 and served in World War II in the South Pacific with the Amphibious Engineers. He was proud to have served his country. Roy was a welder by trade and worked on many projects in the western United States.
Roy was involved in art and jewelry classes at the Farmington Senior Center. He was a member of Mountain Vista Baptist Church and loved the church and its members. He was a painter and his painting of the new building hangs in the foyer.
He was preceded in death by his parents, W.T. and Lilly Mae Brack; five brothers and three sisters.
Roy leaves behind his wife Norma Brack, sons Steve Rose and Donald (Rebecca) Rose; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Peggy and Bob Easterling; nieces, Louise (Chuck) Jiles, Nancy (Al) Harvick and Judy (Tim) Restad; other nieces and nephews that reside in other areas; two grandchildren, Andromeda and Orion Rose, and many dear friends.
Visitation is 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 25, at Brewer, Lee and Larkin Funeral Home in Farmington.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. on Friday, July 26, at Mountain Vista Baptist Church, 4401 Wildflower Mesa Drive in Farmington, with Reverend John Preston and Charles McGee officiating.
Interment will follow in Memory Gardens, 6917 East Main St. with full military honors conducted by VFW Post No. 2182 of Farmington.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Mountain Vista Baptist Church Memorial Building Fund, 4401 Wildflower Mesa Drive, Farmington, NM, 87401.
The family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to all relatives and friends who were so kind and supportive during this time. Your kindness will always be remembered.
Roy's care is entrusted to Brewer, Lee and Larkin Funeral Home, 103 E. Ute St. in Farmington, 505-325-8688. Those who wish to express their condolences may do so at www.serenityandcompany.com.
Published in Farmington Daily Times from July 24 to Aug. 8, 2013