Dr. John C. Roy, age 88 passed away Tuesday May 30, 2017 at his residence in Lebanon, TN.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Dr. Joseph N. Roy & Mary Pearl Hanna Roy; sister, Betty Jo Roche; daughter, Cynthia J. Malmrose. Survived by wife of 60 years, Evelyn Brand Roy; sons, Christopher John Roy & Nicholas F. Roy; son-in-law, Roy Malmrose; 6 grandchildren, John Roy, William Roy, Andrew Malmrose, Jana Malmrose, Nicholas Roy & Isabella Roy.
Dr. Roy was born Oct. 10, 1928 in Paterson, New Jersey. He was an Air Force veteran serving USAF Elmendorf & ASFB Alaska. He attended & graduated from Newark Academy, Wesleyan University, Medical School in NYU Manhattan, & his Orthopedic training at the Bellevue Hospital in NYC. Dr. Roy practiced in Morristown New Jersey at Morristown Memorial Hospital. He was Chairman of the Orthopedic Department from 1963-1965, and Chairman of the Credential Committee from 1963-1987. Dr. Roy retired from his practice in 1993. He was affiliated with the Lutheran Church serving on Church Council in Mendham, New Jersey & Faith Lutheran Church in Lebanon, TN.
A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday June 24, 2017 at 2 p.m. in the Faith Lutheran Church in Lebanon, TN.
In lieu of flowers the family request contributions be made in Dr. Roy's memory to the Columbarium Fund at Faith Lutheran Church, 1655 West Main Street, Lebanon, Tn. 37087.
Partlow Funeral Chapel In Charge of Local Arrangements (615) 444-7007, www.partlowchapel.com.