IN MEMORY OF MY DAD WHO ALWAYS BELIEVED IN ME
"Roy Ester xxxxxxxxx
Roy Ester xxxxxxxxx Passed away on August 18th, surrounded by family, after a
short battle with cancer. Born to parents Joe and Myrtle xxxxxxxxx on xxxxx,
1926 in Eufaula, Oklahoma, Roy was one of eight children. Joining the Marines at
age 16, he went to war, fighting in the Pacific Theater during WWII, where he
received several commendations and service awards, including the purple heart.
He completed his military career of 21 years, retiring from the Army in 1964.
Always active, he started a second career at Gig Harbor Telephone. Starting as a
lineman, he finished his 26-year career in 1990 working management. Roy is
survived by his wife Emilie, daughters Chris (Robert), Doris
(Jim), Monica (xxxxx), sons James (Jennifer) and Ray (Sharon), and
brother Harold (Middy), six grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren. The
family would like to thank the staff and doctors at Good Sam ICU ward for all
their kindness and caring ways during the trying times. A private service with full military honors will be celebrated at xxxxxxxxx"
God Bless the USA