Rollie L. Joy, 70

Rollie L. Joy, 70, of Aurora, Colo., died Thursday, Aug. 3. Memorial services were held Tuesday, Aug. 8 at Fairmont Little Ivy Chapel in Denver, Colo. Born, May 29, 1930, in Brady to George (Pete) Joy and Ada Joy, he married Doris M. Berry in Tokyo, Japan on Dec. 18, 1951. He served in the U.S. Army for 23 years where he worked in the Counter Intelligence Corps and served his overseas duties in Japan, Korea, Germany and Vietnam. He was a retired Army chief warrant officer. He was awarded the U.S. Army’s Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters, Purple Heart with one Oak Leaf Cluster, Army of Occupation Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster, National Defense Service Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster, Korean Service Medal with three Campaign Stars, Vietnam Service Medal with two Bronze Stars, United Nations Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal with one clasp and Veitnam Cross of Gallantry. He was a member of the VFW Post No. 3613, the Counter Intelligence Corps Veterans, Masonic Lodge and Retired Officers Association. Survivors include his wife; a sister, Earlene Whitaker of Princeton; a brother, Bobby W. Joy of Kingsland; and a niece, Joy Taylor, of Brady. He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Ada Joy; two brothers, Arthur L. Joy and Harmon Joy; and two sisters, Georgia Marshall and Pearline Gamel.

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