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John Benjamin Roy

October 6, 1934 - August 7, 2017

John Benjamin Roy, of Monroe, passed away on August 7, 2017.

Visitation will be Wednesday, August 9, 2017 between 5:00 PM and 8:00 PM at Kilpatrick Funeral Home on Lamy Lane.  Funeral services will be held Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 1:00 PM at Kilpatrick Funeral Home on Lamy Lane.

John B. Roy was born in Gujra…read more

John Benjamin Roy, of Monroe, passed away on August 7, 2017.

Visitation will be Wednesday, August 9, 2017 between 5:00 PM and 8:00 PM at Kilpatrick Funeral Home on Lamy Lane.  Funeral services will be held Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 1:00 PM at Kilpatrick Funeral Home on Lamy Lane.

John B. Roy was born in Gujranwala, Pakistan on October 6, 1935.  He received his Bachelor’s of Science from Gordon College in Pakistan in Math. He spent the majority of his life teaching high school Mathematics.   He immigrated to America in 1976 along with his family seeking the American Dream.  He achieved this dream in America by working hard and raising successful children.  Although he loved his home country of Pakistan, he thoroughly enjoyed the freedom and opportunities America presented.  He instilled in his family eastern traditions and new world values.   He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Monroe.  His hobbies were watching wrestling and spending time with his family.  He was best described as a simple man who emphasized hard work, integrity, and perseverance.  He believed in standing your ground despite adversity.

John B.  Roy is survived by his wife Margaret Elahi Roy and his children Saqib Roy and his wife Humaira Roy, Sadaf  Ruth Shaw and her husband Waseem Shaw,  and Samer Roy MD and his wife Uzma Roy.  His surviving siblings include James Roy, Jacob Roy, and Justin Roy.  His grandchildren include Sarah Roy, Rebecca Roy, Jonathan Roy, Zachary Shaw, Jadon Roy, Samantha Roy, Joshua Roy, Luke Shaw, Jason Roy, and Sienna Roy.

Pallbearers will be Ahsan Henry, Saqib Roy, Waseem Shaw, Samer Roy, Haroon Roy, and Roger Elahi.

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Visitation Information


Date: Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Time: 05:00 pm - 08:00 pm

Kilpatrick Funeral Homes - Monroe

Address:

1200 Lamy Lane
Monroe, LA 71201

Service Information


Date: Thursday, August 10, 2017

Time: 01:00 pm

Kilpatrick Funeral Homes - Monroe

Address:

1200 Lamy Lane
Monroe, LA 71201

Cemetery Information


Date: Thursday, August 10, 2017

Mulhearn Memorial Park Cemetery

Address:

Monroe, LA

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