Roy Jefferson Sr.
1945 - 2021
BORN
1945
DIED
2021
FUNERAL HOME
Guy & Allen Funeral Directors, Inc.
2959 West 11th Avenue
Gary, IN
Roy Jefferson Sr. was born in Coupland, Texas on November 6, 1945 to John Jefferson and Mozell Davis.

Roy married his High School sweetheart Bonnie Reese on April 16, 1966. After graduation he joined the US Army. While serving, Roy received several medals, including the purple heart before his honorable discharge. Roy confessed hope in Christ and was baptized at Pleasant Grove M.B.C. in Gary, Indiana. After his service in the Military. Roy was employed at US Steel in Gary, Indiana for 35 years until he retired. Roy was an amazing bowler, even traveling in tournament, racking up the trophies. Roy had a way of making anyone feel comfortable, and was fun to be around.

He was preceded in death by parents John Jefferson and Mozell Davis, brothers Calvin, Nennie, Marvin and Sonny, Sister Ruby Lee. He leaves to cherish his memory wife of 55 years Bonnie Jefferson of Gary, IN; Sons Roy (Dawn) Jefferson Jr. of Merrillville, IN and Derrick Jefferson of Gary, IN; Daughters Lisa and Chanel; Brothers Virsee of Austin, TX; Delvin of Texas, sisters Lula Mae, Christine, Ruth Esther all of Austin, Texas; Grandsons Jay, Derrick Jr., Tye, granddaughter Brianna Blount, 14 great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Memorial service Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 11:00am at the Guy & Allen Funeral Chapel, 2959 W. 11th Ave. Services will be live stream on Face Book at Guy & Allen Funeral Directors, Inc.


Published by Post-Tribune on Jan. 6, 2021.
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My deepest condolences to his family on behalf of the Crossley family. I am the daughter of the late Lucille Crossley and daughter of the late Tonia "Tonette" Crossley and Roy was like family to us all. May he Rest in Peace.
Stacey Crossley Robinson
Friend
January 18, 2021
Uncle Roy,

You were a bright light in our lives. You will truly be missed. Your beautiful smile, wit, sense of humor and kindness will never be forgotten and forever live in our lives. RIP unlce Roy, Love your niece Barbara Hardeman!
Barbara Hardeman
Family
January 7, 2021
Pawpaw this is unreal I'm sorry. Love you always Memorie your granddaughter in Tx
Memory Houston
Grandchild
January 7, 2021
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.
bernita calmese
Friend
January 7, 2021
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends. Nookie I'm so sorry for your loss you and your family are in my prayers.
Jodi Motley
Classmate
January 6, 2021
Bonnie and family We are sorry to hear about the passing of Roy. May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. From your neighbors the Peterson family
Susie Peterson-Wren
Neighbor
January 6, 2021
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