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January 16, 1929 - November 2, 2016

A celebration of his life will be held at the Portage-Brady Masonic Lodge #340, 4371 W. U Ave., Schoolcraft, MI 49087, on Saturday, November 12, 2016 beginning at 11:00 AM. A committal service with military honors will take place at Ft. Custer National Cemetery in Augusta on Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 11:00 AM (those planning to attend should meet at the funeral assembly area 15 minutes prior to the service).

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Age 87, passed away at home on Wednesday, November 2, 2016. Roy was born in Kalamazoo on January 16, 1929, the son of the late Lorenzo and Doris (Sutherland) Sperry. He was a 1948 graduate of Portage Central High School. Shortly after graduation, Roy joined the US Army and was stationed in the Panama Canal. He was honorably discharged in 1953. Roy worked for Marvane Oil for more than 35 years, delivering fuel oil to customers all over Michigan. He later worked for Ellis Sales delivering golf carts. Roy is survived by his wife of 44 years, Maggie Sperry and many nieces and nephews. Roy was also preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.