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Roy John DeVault, 97, of Frostburg, died on Friday, Sept.8, 2017, at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.
Roy was born in Lonaconing to the late Bessie (DeVault) Ruby and John Crichton. He is preceded in death by his first wife, Beatrice (Fatkin) DeVault; stepfather, Ford Ruby; daughter, Katie Fay Miller; son, Kenneth DeVault; brothers, Kenneth DeVault and Marshall Ruby.
Roy had worked at the Kelly Springfield Tire Company and he was a member of the Carlos United Methodist Church and the American Legion Farrady Post 24. Roy served his country during World War II in the U.S. Navy.
He is survived by his wife, Martha Hott Leatherman DeVault; son, John Roy DeVault of Carlos; daughter-in-law, Norma DeVault; stepchildren, Norman Leatherman and wife, Dorothy, of Keyser, W.Va., Harold Leatherman and wife, Cecelia, of Barton, Nancy Jane Leatherman of Barton, Barbara Jean Kennedy of Hagerstown; grandchildren, Dianna Lynn McMeins and husband, William, Kenneth "Kip" DeVault and wife, Tina; step-grandchildren, William Weslow and wife, Cindy, and Cheri Llewellyn. Also, surviving are great-grandchildren, Taylor McMeins, Alexis DeVault, and Alyssa DeVault; brother, Gerald Ruby of Las Vegas, Nev.; sister, Leona Woods of Baltimore; and sister-in-law, Shirley Ruby of Carlos.
Family and friends will be received at the Sowers Funeral Home on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017, from 3 to 6 p.m.
Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. George M. Harpold and the Rev. Everett Spence officiating.
Interment will be in Frostburg Memorial Park.
Military honors will be accorded by American Legion Farrady Post 24 at the graveside.
Condolences may be sent to www.sowersfh.com.
Published on September 8, 2017
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