Roy Andrews, age 86 of Delavan, Wi., passed away Friday February 15, 2013 at Golden Years Nursing Home in Walworth, Wi. He was born on October 12, 1926 in Sharon, Wi., the son of Frank and Minnie (Benedict) Andrews. After graduating from Sharon High School in 1944, he enlisted in the Navy during W.W.II and served from 1944 to 1946. In January of 1947, he began working for the United States Postal Service. He worked for twelve years as a clerk before being promoted to the Sharon Post Master. He remained with the Post Office for 24 additional years , retiring in 1981. In 1951, he was united in marriage to Shirley Baker. Roy enjoyed playing baseball on the local Sharon team and later coached their local youth baseball for many years. He was a avid sports fan and life long Packer fan and a St. Louis Cardinals fan. In his spare time, he enjoyed woodworking and collecting stamps. He was also a member of the Sharon American Legion for 57 years. Roy is survived by his wife Shirley. great nieces, Veronica (Ray) Pallach and Bridggette (Ryan) Huml. Great nephew, James (Amber) Baker, all who he treated as his own children. Brother in law, Bob Wyman. Jean and John Spaight. Several cousins and many more nieces and nephews. Also close friends, Dan and Jean Griffin, Don and Trudy Rogers, along with Chet and Dorothy Forsythe. He is preceded in death by his parents, his sister and brother in law, Lois (Gary) DeVries. Nephew James Baker and sister in law, Beverly Wyman.
Funeral Services will be 11:00am Tuesday February 19, 2013 at the Monroe Funeral Home in Delavan, Wi., with Rev. Matt Richey officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00am to service time on Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Sharon, Wi. MONROE FUNERAL HOME in Delavan, Wi. is assisting the family. Visit us at monroefh.com