Roy Anderson

Roy E. Anderson

SPRINGFIELD- Roy E. Anderson, 82, of Springfield, passed away at 7:42 a.m. on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at his home surrounded by his family.

Roy was born February 13, 1930 in Peoria, the son of Walter and Irene C. Etchison Anderson. He married Mildred "Millie" Gold on September 24, 1951 in Springfield.

Roy retired after 38 years of service with the Illinois State Police in 1990. He was a member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church and the Elks Club.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife, Millie; three sons, Roy E. (wife, Karla) Anderson, Jr. of Carrollton, TX, Kevin M. (wife, Lori) Anderson of Springfield, and Jeff J. (wife, Terri) Anderson of Rochester; one daughter, Michele Lynn (husband, Kenneth) Oldfield of Springfield; and eight grandchildren, Sarah, Lisa, Lauren, Aaron, Jace, Rachel, Mitchell, and Jillian.

Visitation: Family will receive friends from 5:00-8:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 31, 2013 at Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home, 900 S. 6th St., Springfield.

Funeral Mass: 9:30 a.m. on Friday, February 1, 2013 at St. Aloysius Catholic Church, 2119 N. 20th St., Springfield with Rev. Zachary Edgar, celebrant. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Memorial Home Services Hospice, Attn: Donations and Giving, 720 N. Bond St., Springfield, IL 62702.

Please visit butlerfuneralhomes.com to offer your condolences.

Funeral Home

Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home
900 South Sixth Street Springfield, IL 62703
(217) 544-4646

Published in The State Journal-Register on Jan. 31, 2013