Roy Allen, 85, a member of the Greatest Generation, passed away Thursday, July 20, 2006. He was born June 16, 1921, in Dell, AR.
He earned a Master's in Education from OU, was a USAF Major, Retired, a veteran of WWII and Korea and a 32nd Degree Mason of the York Rite.
He enjoyed working in his yard, traveling, and teaching at FAA and for the Air Force.
He was preceded in death by his parents and first wife, Eunice.
He is survived by his wife of 10 years Gena; 2 sons: Kevin Whistle of OKC, Roy Whistle II & his wife Diana of Seale, AL; stepson: Robert Sisco & wife Helen of Moore; stepdaughter: Sharon Richard & husband Mark of Poteau; 9 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; 2 brothers: Fred Whistle of Searcy, AR, and Joy Whistle of Syracuse, NY; 2 sisters: June New of Searcy, AR and Jean Beatty of Cape Giradeau.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Roy Whistle to the Shriner Children's Transportation Fund, 3601 NW 36th, OKC 73112.
Funeral Services will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, July 24, 2006, at Bill Eisenhour Southeast Chapel with interment at Arlington Memory Gardens.
Published in The Oklahoman on 7/23/2006.
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