RACINE — Clarence Lee "Hopper" Roy, 86, of Vine Street, Racine, passed away at 7:40 p.m., Saturday, December 14, 2013, in the Camden-Clark Medical Center, Parkersburg, West Virginia. Born August 5, 1927, in Racine he was the son of the late Claude W. and Martha Marie Myers Roy.
Clarence was retired after 32 years of service as a supervisor with the General Telephone Company. After retiring from GTE he was employed by the Dravo Corporation. He was a U.S. Navy veteran serving in WWII. He was a Master Mason of the Racine-Pomeroy Lodge #164 of Free & Accepted Masons of Ohio with over 52 years of membership and an active member of the Meigs County Senior Citizens.
He married Inez Marie Warner on August 25, 1952, in Shawnee, Ohio, and she preceded him in death on May 20, 2007.
Surviving is his son and daughter-in-law, Rex and Lisa Roy of Little Hocking, Ohio; daughter, Nancy Roy of Albuquerque, New Mexico; grandson, Christopher Roy of Little Hocking; sister, Betty (Bob) Pooler of Middleport; sister-in-law, Hazel Roy of Racine; and brother-in-law, Arthur "Tom" (Janet) Warner of Racine; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by brothers, Bob Roy, infants Claude Williams Roy Jr. and Jimmy Roy.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, December 18, 2013, in the Cremeens Funeral Home, Racine. Officiating will be Pastor Ryan Eaton. Burial will be in the Letart Falls Cemetery. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m., Tuesday at the funeral home. Masonic services will be conducted at 8 p.m., Tuesday in the chapel by the Racine-Pomeroy Lodge #164, F. & A.M.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting www.cremeensfuneralhomes.com.