Roy David Tumey

Roy David Tumey

Roy David Tumey, Sr., 84, of Lake Village, passed away on September 6, 2015.

He was a hard worker who provided for his family as an oiler on a dragline for the Hardwick Brothers Company for 20 years. He was a faithful husband and loving father who loved God.

Mr. Tumey enjoyed family get-togethers, playing his violin, and listening to gospel and traditional country music. He loved hunting, fishing, and watching sports. He was a living example to his children, family, and friends.

He was born August 21, 1931 in Lake Village, Arkansas, along with his twin sister Rosa, to his parents, the late Tom and Ora Tumey.

He was proceeded in death by his wife, Martha Lea Tumey; a son, Jessie Kirkland Tumey; four brothers, Fred, Bobby, Floyd, and Henry Tumey; two sisters, Annie Mae Hamblin, and Minnie Vordaman; a great-grandson, Nathan Livingston.

He is survived by four sons, Johnathon Tumey, Ronald Tumey and wife Sandra, and Tommy Tumey all of Lake Village, and David Tumey and wife, Staci, of Crossett; three daughters, Carol Blanchard and husband, Bill, of Mabelvale, Linda Sue Brown and husband, Chaz, of Dillionvale, Ohio, Rosa Hale of Mabelvale; a brother, Barley Tumey of Newport; two sisters, Rosa Tumey and Nancy Henderson, both of Lake Village; 13 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

A graveside service will be held on September 11 at 11 a.m. at Bayou Mason Cemetery with Bro. Lyle Hern officiating.

Visitation is September 10 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Bishop-King Funeral Home at Lake Village.