He was born on December 28, 1934 near Pleasant City, Ohio, the son of John Howard and Hattie Alta (Cavins) Dudley.
Roy was a loving and caring husband and father. He knew his Lord and Savior and spoke of Him often. Roy was a quiet person but really appreciated all his neighbors and friends.
Roy was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Kimmy Nunamaker; a sister, Ilene Estes; and two brothers, Frank and Jack Dudley.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon K. (Greuter) Dudley of the home; his daughter, Lisa Warman and husband David of Independence, Missouri; his son, Roy Shane Dudley of Independence; five grandchildren of Independence; a sister-in-law, Irene Dudley of Caldwell, Ohio; 13 nieces and nephews; as well as many friends and neighbors who will dearly miss him.
Visitation was held on Friday, May 11, 2012, at the funeral home chapel. No services were held. Interment was in Sargent Cemetery near Cabool, Missouri, under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool.
Online condolences may be made at www.egcfuneralhome.com.