Edward Dallas McRoy, son of the late Bud and Ollie B. Pruitt McRoy, was born on Aug. 24, 1929, in Bloomfield, Mo., and died at his residence on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011, at the age of 82.
Edward was a veteran of the U.S. Army where he served as an airplane mechanic during the Korean War. He was a retired truck driver and had served as a city alderman for Bloomfield in 1990.
In 1948 he was united in marriage to Gloria Jean Becraft. She survives
at their home in Bloomfield.
Surviving are one
son and daughter-in-law,
Dal-las and Linda McRoy of Bloomfield, Mo.;
two daughters, Teresa Barnes and Darlene Bowling, both of Bloomfield, Mo.; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death
by one great-grandson, Jeremy Tyre Wilson.
Visitation will take place on Friday, Nov. 18, 2011, at 11 a.m. at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield, Mo.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, Nov. 18, 2011, at 1 p.m. at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield, Mo., with Rev. Bob Holland officiating.
Internment will be at the Walker Cemetery near Bloomfield, Mo., with Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield, Mo., in charge of all arrangements.