Age: 63 Address: Burnsville Date of Death: Saturday, October 13, 2012 Arrangements: Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home
Details: He grew up and went to school in Webster Groves, MO before joining the military after high school. Roy was a U.S. Marine Corp combat veteran having served in Vietnam.
On July 25, 1970 he married Elizabeth Mayo Legg and they made their home in St. Louis and then Jacksonville, Florida before moving to Burnsville in 1998. They loved their mountaintop home and spent many happy years there with their cats and “outdoor critters.” Unfortunately, Elizabeth predeceased him in 2004.
He leaves behind a brother: John Biederman, of Farmington, NM, his sister-in-law: Harriett Dame, brother-in-law: James Legg, and nephew: Jim Bledsoe, as well as his special friend and caretaker for the past year, Robert Watkins.
Many thanks to Hospice of Yancey County these past few months. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Yancey County, 856 Georges Fork Road, Burnsville, NC 28714 or the Yancey County Public Library.
His ashes will be scattered by the family at a later date. Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home is assisting the Biederman family.