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1949 John 2021

John “Jack” Henry Roy Jr.

February 12, 1949 — August 26, 2021

John “Jack” Henry Roy, Jr., 72, of Fortson, GA passed away on Thursday, August 26, 2021 at his residence. Memorial services will be held at Vance Brooks Funeral Home, 4048 Macon Road, Columbus, GA on Saturday, September 4, 2021 beginning at 4:00 PM with Dr. Don Wilhite officiating. In keeping with efforts to control the spread of COVID-19, social distancing guidelines will be observed and facemasks will be required.

Jack was born on February 12, 1949 in Columbus, GA to the late John Henry Roy, Sr. and Myrtle B. Fender. He worked as a car salesman with various dealerships and was also employed with St. Francis Hospital as a Radiologic Technologist. Jack attended Calvary Baptist Church in Columbus. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, poker, and being a Little League football coach.

Other than his parents, Jack is preceded in death by his son John Henry Roy, III.

Survivors include his son, Dixon L. Roy (Jennifer) of Fortson, GA; daughter, Liberty Henderson of Columbus, GA; daughter-in-law, Amanda Roy of Bells, TN; the mother of his children, Barbara Roy Smith of San Bernardino, CA; sisters, Dianne Fields (Terry) of Midland, GA, Becky Buck (Troy) of Paisley, FL, Vicki Robinson (Tom), and Angie Averitt (Ron) of Auburn, AL; brother, Daniel G. Roy of Columbus, GA; grandchildren, Olivia Kelley (Dakota), Hannah Henderson, Mason Henderson, Jackson Roy, Alex Rose, Alyssa Roy, Banks Roy, and Brinkleigh Roy.

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Saturday, September 4, 2021

Starts at 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Vance Brooks Funeral Home - Columbus Chapel

4048 Macon Road, Columbus, GA 31907

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