Roy Williamson

Roy Williamson, 79, rural Minot, died Sunday, March 2, 2014, in a Minot nursing home.

He was born Sept. 11, 1934, to Nora and Roy Williamson Sr., in New Underwood, S.D. He served in the Air Force from 1952 to 1956. He married Delores Klein Dec. 27 1963, at Fort Scott, Kan.

Survivors: wife; children, William Degele, Velva, Cheryl Kirkland, Red Bluff, Ark., Betty Schadegg, of Kimball, Neb., Michael Williamson, Avenal, Calif., Debbie Anderson, rural Minot, Kelly Williamson, Box Elder, S.D., Thom Smith, Spanaway, Wash., Lenden Williamson, Litchfield Park, Ariz.; 14 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and brother, Robert, Seattle.

A memorial gathering will be in the summer at the family residence.

There will be no reviewal but people may sign a memorial register Friday, 2 to 5 p.m., in Thomas Family Funeral Home, Minot.