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Roy E. Lauderdale

September 03, 1923 - October 07, 2012

Roy E. Lauderdale, age 89 of Romeoville, IL formerly Chillicothe and Blue Island, IL. At rest Sunday, October 7, 2012 at Edward Hospital in Naperville, IL. Born September 3, 1923 in Golconda, IL, the son of the late Roy and Clara Lauderdale.

Beloved husband of Helen for 65 years, loving father of Monica (Timothy) Slayman, Patrick Lauderdale, Catherine Gaboury, and the late Roy J. Lauderdale. Cherished grandfather of Kristy, Sarah and Raymond Gaboury.

Served in the US Navy during WW II and has taught music at the elementary level and high school level for many years.

Arrangements entrusted to Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 15219 S. Joliet Road, Plainfield, IL 60544

Funeral Information

Services on Monday, October 15, 2012 at 1:30 PM at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, IL with military honors.

Donations Information

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Chillicothe VFW # 4999 in Chillicothe, IL.

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