August 2, 1934 - March 16, 2022
Roy J. Easterday, 87, of Rochester, Indiana passed at 9:03 am, Wednesday, March 16, 2022 at his residence after a battle with cancer. Roy was born on Aug. 2, 1934 in Rochester, Indiana to the late Paul and Fay (Julian) Easterday. He married on Aug. 2, 1965 in Rochester, Indiana to Charlotte “Dolly” Kindig, she survives. He was a graduate of Fulton High School. He then served his country in the U.S. Navy. Roy retired from Sealed Power after 35 years. He also worked for Geneva Center for 22 years. He was a near 70 year member of the Fulton and Rochester Masonic Lodges and a 50 year member of the Moose Lodge 1107. He also was a longtime member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 852, VFW Post 1343, and the American Legion Post 36 all of Rochester. He loved to refurbish furniture, tend his garden, and fish in Wisconsin and Florida. Roy was always thankful for the care he received from the nurses and Dr. Kahn at Woodlawn Hospital. He spent many hours in his shed that was lovingly referred to as the “Man Cave”. He is survived by his wife Dolly Easterday of Rochester; daughters Dawn Kistler of Plymouth, Cindy and husband Don Foerg of Rochester, Tammy Shively of Athens; grandchildren Cody and wife Krista Kistler, Priscilla Kistler, Mitchel Kistler, Dylan Kistler, and Casey Shively; sister Elsie Graham of Fulton; sister-in-law Doris and husband Harry Molter of Illinois; and special friends LuAnn and Rick Jackson and Vickie and Kenny Eytcheson. Roy was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Walter and Howard Easterday, and son-in-law Charles “Chuck” Kistler. Following his wishes no services will be held at this time. The arrangements have been entrusted to Hartzler Funeral Home 305 West Rochester Street Akron, Indiana. Memorial contributions can be made in his memory to the American Cancer Society.
Roy J. Easterday, 87, of Rochester, Indiana passed at 9:03 am, Wednesday, March 16, 2022 at his residence after a battle with cancer. Roy was born on Aug. 2, 1934 in Rochester, Indiana to the late Paul and Fay (Julian) Easterday. He married... View Obituary & Service Information
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