Roy L. Starnes, 88, of Coffeen, IL passed away on Friday, March 27, 2020, at 12:12 p.m., at Hillsboro Area Hospital in Hillsboro, IL. Memorial Services will be held at a later date. Burial will be in Brown Cemetery in Old Ripley, IL.
Mr. Starnes was born September 2, 1931, in Sorento, IL, to the late Charles & Mae (Mollett) Starnes. Mr. Starnes was a veteran of the Army, serving during the Korean Conflict. He married Lucy Crook and she survives in Coffeen, IL. Mr. Starnes had work for a land clearing service in Florida and was a member of the V.F.W. Post #1306. Mr. Starnes had lived in Sorento, IL; Pine Island, FL; Punto Gorda, FL and Coffeen, IL.
Mr. Starnes is survived by his wife, Lucy Starnes of Coffeen, IL; four children, Paula (husband, Kenneth) VanHekken of Belding, MI, Kelly Starnes of Coffeen, IL, Dennis (wife, Marsha) Starnes of Punta Gorda, FL, Maureen (husband, Ron Richards) Starnes of Shelbyville, IN; fourteen grandchildren; several great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren and three siblings, Duane (wife, Virginia) Starnes of Millersburg, IL, Betty (husband, William) Haberer of Millersburg, IL & Judy (husband, Mack) Fitzgerald of Chatttanooga, TN. He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Steve Starnes and three brothers.
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