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LeRoy "Roy" Huyck 1932 - 2018
Loving Husband, Father and Grandfather
ILION - LeRoy "Roy" M. Huyck, age 85, of E. Clark St., Ilion, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 24, 2018, at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Utica.
He was born on September 15, 1932, in Cooperstown, NY, the son of Homer and Irene (Mahar) Huyck, and graduated from Richfield Springs High School and attended Morrisville College. Roy was a veteran of the Korean Conflict, serving in the US Air Force. On September 22, 1956, he was married to Marion M. Holmes at the Ilion Methodist Church. Roy was employed as an inspector at Remington Arms Co., Ilion, for 27 years, retiring in November 1990. He also worked at UNIVAC in Ilion and Utica for eight years. Mr. Huyck was a life member of the Ilion VFW and a member of the Ilion Fish & Game Club. He was devoted to his grandchildren.
Surviving family members include his beloved wife, Marion; his daughter and son-in-law, Diana and Daniel Kucerak, of Ilion; grandchildren, Crystal Massey and her husband, Steven, of VA, and Joshua Huyck and wife, Meghan, of Hagaman, NY; great-grandchildren, Martin, Patrick and Daniel Massey, Charlotte and Leora Huyck, and Jayden Huyck; his sister, Barbara Gay, of Oneonta; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and his coffee group at McDonald's in Ilion.
He was predeceased by his son, Martin "Marty" Huyck, in 1982, and his sister, Audrey Olsen.
Visitation will be held on Friday, August 31, 2018, from 12 noon to 1:00 p.m. at the Applegate-Day & Enea Family Funeral Home's original location at 102 West St., Ilion.
Roy's Memorial Service and Celebration of Life will follow visitation at 1:00 p.m., Friday, at the funeral home, with Rev. Robert Wollaber officiating.
Anyone wishing to share a memory of Roy, or add to his online memorial, may go to www.applegateandday.com.
In lieu of flowers, as an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions may be made to Ilion Ambulance Fund, Central Fire Station, Ilion, NY 13357, or Morning Star United Methodist Church, 36 Second St., Ilion, NY 13357. Envelopes will also be available at the funeral home.
Roy's service arrangements and supervision were prearranged and are entrusted to his family Funeral Director and friend, Don Applegate.
Published in Times Telegram from Aug. 26 to Aug. 27, 2018
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