Arvile W. Roy


Arvile W. Roy, 85, of Columbia, KY passed away Saturday, May 11, 2024, at T. J. Health Columbia. He was born on June 20, 1938, in Columbia, KY to the late Omer and Cleo Fitch Roy.

Mr. Roy was of the Methodist faith and enjoyed restoring antique furniture, collecting pocketknives, and spending time with family and friends.

Survivors include his wife Linda Melton Roy of Columbia, KY; three children Greg Roy (Marsha), Tim Roy (Georgina) and Bobbie Roy Long (Lance Henderson), all of Columbia, KY; six grandchildren Jared Roy, Timmy Roy, Reagan Long, Aiden Long, Heather Blankenship, and Anthony Blankenship; two great grandchildren Tynleigh and Jessalyn Roy and one on the way Ivy Singleton; several nieces, nephews, friends, and other relatives.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by seven siblings Stella Conover, Mary Lou Tweedy, Marie Lucas, Tom Roy, Sammy Roy, Charlie Roy, and Carlie Roy.

Funeral services will be 3:00pm Thursday, May 16, 2024, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home with burial in the Haven Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 5:00-8:00pm and will continue Thursday morning until time for the service at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

Bro. Craig Huddleston and Bro. Stanley Watson will be officiating, and pallbearers will be Jared Roy, Anthony Blankenship, Caylen Dial, George Singleton, Larry Johnson, and Ryan Johnson.

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