Shirley Roy

Obituary of Shirley Roy

Shirley P. Roy,


78, of Oakland, died Saturday October 21, 2017 at Oakland Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, with family by her side.

The daughter of the late Franklin G. and Virginia Blanche Kisner Wilhelm, she was born April 1, 1939 in Terra Alta, WV.

She retired from Bausch and Lomb, Oakland, MD. She made wedding cakes and birthday cakes for many special occasions.

She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Harlan E. Roy, Sr.; three daughters and spouses, Betty and Daniel Reall of Frederick, MD, Carol and David Lantz, and Sandy and Greg Few, all of Oakland; two sons and spouses, Harlan "Bub" and Keva Roy and David and Karen Roy, all of Oakland; two brothers, Frank Wilhelm of Lenox and Dennis "Danny" Wilhelm of Terra Alta; 14 grandchildren: Heather, Heidi, Daniel "D.J.", Terry, Randy, David, Michael, Elizabeth, Julius, Melinda, Britney, Matthew, Alex and Jonathan; 16 great grandchildren: Seth, Ethan, Jocelyn, Joshua, Jaxson, Levi, Bayleigh, Carter, Michael, Lucas, Brantley, Allison, Aiden, Isaac, Carson and Cole.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Cheryl Ann Roy; five sisters and two brothers.

Family and friends will be received at the Arthur H. Wright Funeral Home, Terra Alta on Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 and from noon on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 until the 1:00 p.m. time of service with Craig Bolyard officiating. Burial will follow in the Terra Alta Cemetery.

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