Roy D. Chancellor


PENDLETON [mdash] Roy D. Chancellor, 97, passed away Jan. 12, 2019, at Bethany Pointe Health Campus in Anderson.
He was born June 23, 1921, in Deering, Missouri, and was a Pendleton resident since 1950.
Roy retired from sales for United Insurance Company and John Hancock Insurance Co. He also was owner and operator of the Post Truck Stop and Sinclair Filling Station in Pendleton, as well as a salesman for Elder-Beerman Department Store in Anderson.
Roy was a United States Marine Corps veteran of World War II.
He was member of Madison Masonic Lodge No. 44 F&AM, Pendleton, for over 50 years and was the oldest living member of Pendleton AMVETS Post 26.
Survivors include his daughter, Brenda (Richard) Wolfgang of Pendleton; stepsons, John (Elizabeth) Kuhns of Arvada, Colorado, and Rick (Janeal) Kuhns of Pendleton; 11 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy D. Sr. and Uretta (Reed) Chancellor; his wife, Hilda M. (Michael) Chancellor, died March 16, 1995; stepson, Charles Kuhns; and sister, Luetta Dotson.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service and Crematory, Lahm Chapel, Pendleton, with the Rev. Glenn Knepp officiating. Burial will be in Grove Lawn Cemetery, Pendleton, and will include military honors.
Visitation from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Lahm Chapel will include a masonic memorial service at 5:30 p.m.
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