Roy Estel Vanvactor

Roy Estel Vanvactor, 88, of Radcliff, died Thurs­day, May 29, 2014, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.

He was a native of Madisonville and served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He retired from Fort Knox civil service after 35 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy E. and Susan Jeanette Ivey Vanvactor; and two sisters, Eliza­beth Kline and Peggy Sjostrom.

He is survived by his wife, Exie Hinkle Vanvac­tor; two nieces, Melissa Jones of North Carolina and Julie Greenfield of Louisville; and five nephews, Andrew Sjostrom and Joseph Sjostrom, both of Morris, Illinois, Gerald Bone and Don Bone, both of Elizabethtown, and Thomas Hinkle of Madisonville.

A graveside service is at 2 p.m. EDT Monday, June 2, at Star Hope General Baptist Cemetery in Providence.

Visitation is from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Brown Funeral Home in Elizabethtown.

Funeral Home

Brown Funeral Home
306 College Street Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 765-2737
Published in The News-Enterprise on June 1, 2014