Roy Lee Stickles, the son of Sylvia Pullum Stickles and the late Virgil Stickles, was born in Dexter on Sept. 8, 1936, and died in Dexter on Oct. 2, 2002, at the age of 66. Mr. Stickles had lived in Dexter for all his life. He was employed for many years at Morgan Furniture in Dexter and later was a route man for the Daily Statesman. On Sept. 18, 1967, he was married to Sharon Politte in St. Louis. Surviving are his wife, Sharon Stickles of Dexter; his mother, Sylvia Stickles of Dexter; two sons, Roy Stickles, Jr., of Bloomfield, and Bruce Lee Stickles of Granite City, Ill.; six daughters, Tina Griffin, Toni Stickles, Linda Honeycutt, all of Dexter, Gwendolyn Askins, Rhondolyn Hunt, and Joycelyn Wilson, all of Granite City; ten grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one brother, V.A. Stickles, in 1993. Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 4, 2002, at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2002, in the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Dexter with Rev. Chuck Hull of Bloomfield officiating. Interment will follow in the Hagy Cemetery in Dexter with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.