Roy William Anderson passed away on Oct. 29 at his home in Gunnison. He was 83.

Roy was born March 13,1936 in Blue Island, Ill. to Thorval and Margot Anderson. He was a deputy sheriff with Will County in Illinois for 26 years.

He met his wife Bobbie and they were married Dec. 28, 1980. After his retirement from law enforcement they moved to Gunnison in 1991 where they raised their two children, Karlie and Whitnie.

Roy was preceded in death by his parents, his daughter Vicki Weaver, his son Timmy Anderson, and his grandson Trevor Ireland.

He is survived by his wife Bobbie; his daughters Cheryl Clift, Karlie Ireland and Whitnie Anderson; grandchildren Emily, Amber, Shane, Braxton and Joseph; and lastly his great granddaughter Autumn.

Services will be held on Saturday, Nov. 16, at 11 a.m. at Trinity Baptist Church in Gunnison.