Roy Edward Willis

Roy Edward Willis was born in Cortez, Colo., on March 11, 1941 to the parents of John and Iva Willis. He was the youngest of four children, Jim, John, and sister Iva Carol Miller.

Growing up, he went to school in Sylvan, Colo., and high school in Cortez. After high school, Roy joined the Army and served in the Korean War. Upon returning home, he worked in the uranium mines, and met Madge. They married, and together they had five children, Mike, Fredrick, David, Luke, and Cindy. Roy has many grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

After retiring, he moved to Beatty, Nev., where he passed away on July 6, 2014. Roy was cremated and will be laid to rest at a later date.