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Richard “Rich” Allan Roys, 74, of Lexington Park died April 19, 2012, in Callaway surrounded by his family.
Born Dec. 29, 1937, in Santa Ana, Calif., he was the son of the late Norman R. and Faye Irene Harrington Roys. Mr. Roys was the husband of Diane L. Roys, whom he married on April 26, 1969, in Honolulu.
Mr. Roys is survived by his children, Chris Roys (Michelle) of Greensboro, N.C., Jeff Roys (Jennifer) of Battletown, Ky.; and grandchildren, Nicholas, Conner, Dylan, Olivia, Brody, and Gracie Roys. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Ronnie and Jimmy Roys.
Mr. Roys served in the U.S. Navy for 20 years, retiring in 1978. In the Navy, he worked as a photographer and moved to St. Mary’s County in 1975. The family received friends April 24 at the Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home in Leonardtown, where a funeral service followed. Interment will be Tuesday, Aug. 14, at 11 a.m. at Arlington National Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary’s, P.O. Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650.