Roy Edward Brand age 65 passed away peacefully on Friday morning, November 2, 2012 at his residence in Brown County.
He was born May 22, 1947 in Indianapolis to the late Edward C. & Barbara (Hinton) Brand.Roy served his country as a Specialist 5 with the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He married Beverly Jo (Leveque) on July 19, 1969 in Indianapolis. She preceded him in death onDecember 29, 2002, after 33 devoted years.
Roy was employed as a Tool & Die Machinist with Clique Tool & Machine in Indianapolis for the past 40 years. He loved the outdoors, bass fishing & deer hunting. He was a member of the Hoosier Open & Hoosier Open Senior Fishing Club's in Kokomo and was also a member of the Indian Creek Shooting Center in Georgetown. Roy enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, caring for his dog "Sammy" and was a fan of NASCAR.
Roy is survived by his three daughters: Tracy Lynn (husband, Mike) Shirley of Morgantown, Wendy (husband, Scott) Elkins of Franklin & Christy Jean (husband, Jason) Lane of Nineveh. He will be remembered by his siblings: Susie Davis of Edinburgh, Denise (Dan) Boulay of Delaware, Dale Brand of Indianapolis, David (Bernice) Brand of Columbus & Eddie (wife, Sara) Brand of Fortville; seven grandchildren: Kenneth, Amber & Eddie Patrick, Jeanie Brand, Hailey & Franklin Lane & Brittany Elkins; and two great grandchildren: Alexis & Gabby.
He was preceded in death by his wife and one brother: Jeffrey Brand.
The Rev. Steve Agal will conduct a funeral service on Monday evening at 7 pm at Meredith – Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 5 pm until service time on Monday at the funeral home. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday at noon at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens Cemetery in Greenwood with Military Rites presented by the Greenwood Honor Guard.
Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Roy to the American Cancer Society, 5635 W. 96th Street Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46278.
Condolences may be made to the Brand family at www.meredith-clark.com.
Information: (812) 597-4670