Roy D. Andrews

February 1, 1927 ~ July 9, 2019 (age 92)

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Roy DeVon Andrews, 92, passed away on Tuesday, July 9, 2019.  Roy was born on February 1, 1927 in South Bend, IN to the late Floyd and Flossie (Floran) Andrews.

He graduated from John Adams High School in 1945 and served as Secretary of his senior class.  Roy was very active in sports and lettered in four major sports; the first graduate to do so at Adams.  He received a degree in business and accounting from South Bend College of Commerce.  Roy served in the United States Army during WWII as a Medical Tech Sargent in the United States and Europe.

Roy spent his entire business career in the South Bend-Elkhart area serving various companies in the tool and die industry as their treasurer.  He retired from Adams Engineering Corporation in 1989 as its secretary-treasurer.

Roy was a board member and President of the Michiana chapter of the National Association of Accountants from 1966-1967.  He also served on the board and was executive secretary for the Michiana chapter of the National Tooling and Machining Association.  He was a former member of Morris Park Country Club.

Roy was preceded in death by his first wife of 51 years, Phyllis A. (Van Houten) Andrews; brother, Frank F. Andrews; and sister, Jeanne R. Whiteman.

In 1999, Roy married  Patricia D. (Monteith) Andrews who survives, along with son, Van M. (Marilynn) Andrews of Carmel, IN; daughter, Julie (Arthur) Scholtes of South Bend, IN; three grandsons, Adam (Rachel), Ryan, and Matthew Scholtes; stepson, Bruce Monteith of Ocala, FL; stepdaughter, Teri (Greg) Cousino of Noblesville, IN; great-grandson, Leo Scholtes; step-granddaughters, Janice Monteith, Jami (Robert) Presswood, and Maria Monteith; step-grandsons, Joseph (Marie) Schoen, and Ian and Connor Monteith; step-great-granddaughters, Kaitlin and Abigail Presswood, and Sydney and Harper Grace Schoen; step-great-grandsons, Carson Schoen and Roman Monteith; and nephew, Lloyd (Darline) Andrews.

A memorial visitation will be held on Monday, July 22 from 11:00 AM- 1:00 PM at Palmer Funeral Home-Guisinger Chapel, 3718 S. Michigan Street, South Bend.

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July 22, 2019

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Palmer Funeral Home - Guisinger Chapel
3718 S. Michigan St.
South Bend, IN 46614


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