Roy Tudor Jr., 96

Roy W. Tudor Jr., 96, Wabash, passed away at 2:14 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 14, at his home. He was born to the late Roy V. and Hazel (Hummer) Tudor on July 27, 1918 in Wabash.

Roy served his country United States Army during WWII and the Korean Conflict. He married Iva M. Jones in 1960; she passed away in 1988. He retired from U.S.G. of Wabash. Roy was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church in Wabash. He was also a member of American Legion Post 15 and VFW Post 286 both of Wabash. He was very active in the local Honor Guard for over 30 years. He held the office of Past Post Commander of the VFW and several other offices in the VFW Post 286 of Wabash.

He is survived by step daughters, Mary Amber (Jack), Oklahoma; Paula Butcher (Herschel), LaFontaine; daughter, Sheila Tudor; son, Jeffrey Tudor; a step son, Steven Gordon, El Paso, Texas; and sixteen grandchildren. He was preceded in death by stepson, George Gordon, stepdaughters, Jeanette Stayton and Gayle Thompson, two brothers, and four sisters.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 19, at McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, with Father Sextus Don officiating. Burial will follow at Gardens of Memory in Marion. Visitation for family and friends will be from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 18, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are directed to VFW Post 286 Honor Guard, 1 Veterans Parkway S., Wabash, Indiana 46992.

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Posted on 2014 Nov 17