Wilson, Roy J.
86, passed away January 15, 2010. A Marine veteran who served in
WW II and a recipient of the Purple Heart. Roy was born on August 16, 1923 in Delhi, Iowa. Preceded in death by his wife Armida. He is survived by his children, Ruben, Eddie, Danny, Dee Dee and Tony, 17 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren and 6 great-great-grandchildren. Also survived by his cousin Betty Pettlon who resides in Delhi, Iowa. Special thanks to Debbie who cared for him these past 4 years. She devoted her time and energy to Roy’s needs. We thank both Debbie and Uncle Tony for their generous efforts and opening their hearts and home to Roy. Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 pm, Thursday, January 21, 2010 with a Rosary at 7:00 pm, at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be at 10:00 am, Friday, January 22, 2010 at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix. Interment will follow at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery.