T. Roy Sosebee, 87

Published 6:20pm Monday, December 17, 2012

Born: Oct. 6, 1925

Died: Dec. 11, 2012

T. Roy Sosebee, 87, of St. Johns, Mich. died Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012 at Sparrow Hospital, Lansing, Mich.


A Memorial Service will be held at Smith Family Funeral Homes, St. Johns, Mich., on Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 at 1 p.m. with one hour of visitation prior to the service from 12-1 p.m. Military Honors will be provided by the St. Johns Honor Guard.

Roy was born in South Bend, Ind., on Oct. 6, 1925, the son of Thomas Roy and Katherine W. (Dalenburg) Sosebee. Roy married Beverly Jean Daus in Niles on March 5, 1955; she preceded him in death on May 16, 2005. Roy served his country in the US Navy during WWII.

He is survived by six children; son Ronald and Pamela Sosebee of Ashley, Mich., son Brian and Beverly Sosebee of St. Johns, Mich., son Roger and Dolores Sosebee of St. Johns, Mich., daughter Babette and Thomas Trudgeon of Lansing, Mich., son Rory and Lisa Sosebee of St. Johns, Mich., daughter Brandy and Craig Breining of Rose City, Mich., 14 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and sister Florence and Leroy Felhauer of Las Cruces, N.M.

Memorials may be made to St. Johns VFW Post 4113, St. Johns, Mich.

Online condolences can be sent to www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com

The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes, St. Johns, Michigan.

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