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Edward McRoy

Friday, November 18, 2011

BLOOMFIELD -- Edward Dallas McRoy, 82, died Nov. 16, 2011, at his home.

Born Aug. 24, 1929, in Bloomfield, to the late Bud and Ollie B. Pruitt McRoy, he 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 an alderman for the city of Bloomfield in 1990.

In 1948, he married Gloria Jean Becraft who survives of the home.

Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Dallas and Linda McRoy of Bloomfield; two daughters, Teresa Barnes and Darlene Bowling of Bloomfield; and seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one great-grandson.

Services were conducted today at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield with the Rev. Bob Holland officiating.

Burial will be at the Walker Cemetery near Bloomfield.

Online condolences may be sent at www.watkinsfuneralhome.com.