Roy was a member of the I.O.O.F. Lodge in York, was a longtime 4-H leader at Waco, and served on various school boards. He was also a caretaker at the York County Fairgrounds and was currently a member of the Fairmont Community Church.
He married Gwendolyrf ‘Avis’ Crowder on May 19, 1935, at Waco.
Survivors include his four sons and their wives: David and Charlene Bristol of Fairmont, Jerry and Linda Bristol of Coredova, Norman and Monica Bristol of Exeter, and John and Winnie Bristol of Ft. Dodge, Iowa; 13 grandchildren and 22 greatgrandchildren; brothers, Milton and Iona Bristol of Waco and Richard and Irma Bristol of Aurora; many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Avis; a son, Robert; one brother and one sister.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Metz Chapel in York with the Rev. Betsy Galloway-Carew officiating. Burial will be in the Greenwood Cemetery in York. Visitation will begin Sunday at I p.m. at Metz Mortuary in York. Memorials may be directed to the family.