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.