Roy grew up in Ensley (Little Italy) and was a graduate of Ensley High School. He was retired from US Steel and was a member of Mulga Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his father, James Harris; Mother, Melinda "Lindy" Reeves; Siblings, James, Norman, Robert, Jessie Mae Rice and Margaret Hester; Long time friend, Norman Antonio. He is survived by his devoted wife of 55 years, Vickie Harris; Children, Kelly Cooper and Bobby (Cindy) Harris; Grandchildren, Tommy (Leslee) Cooper, Sam (Ashley) Cooper, Tory (Makayla Tuttle) Cooper, Kayla (Chris) Thrasher and Benjamiin Harris; Great-Granddaughters, Sophia and Lily Thrasher; Great-Grandson due in May, Eli Cooper; Brother, Charles Harris; and a host of other relatives and friends. Memorial Services will be Saturday Feb. 1, 2020 at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church Mulga. Professional Services entrusted to BROOKS FAMILY FUNERAL HOME HUEYTOWN. (brooksfamilyfunerals.com)
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