Roy H. Morley, 74, of Amarillo, TX died at home surrounded by his family on Tuesday, October 12, 2021.
Services will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday, October 15, 2021, at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel. Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Roy was born September 27, 1947, in Los Angeles, CA to Herbert and Frances Morley. He served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam being awarded several medals, the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Overseas Medal Bar, and Army Marksman Sharpshooter Badge M-14.
He married Arleen Cruz on November 20, 1983, in Amarillo, TX.
Roy worked as a foreman for Santa Fe Railroad and for many years as a jeweler. He retired as the shop supervisor/head jeweler at Barnes Jewelry.
He loved fishing, camping, and building and repairing computers.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Sheri YellowHawk; two brothers, Patrick Morley, and fraternal twin brother, Ralph Morley; grandson, Jeremy Ray; and great-grandson, Lavel YellowHawk.
Survivors include his wife of thirty-eight years, Arleen Morley of Amarillo, TX; daughters, Amy Eaton and husband Chris, and Jaime Tirado and husband Isai, all of Amarillo, TX; a sister, Cindy Marsh, of Manderson, SD; grandchildren, Addison, Adrian, Khloe, Damian, Brooklyn, Heather, Shalimar, and Jazmyne; three great-grandchildren; and two foreign exchange students who at one time shared their home, Eric Bernard, of Bonn, Germany, and Yuna Ozawa of Takasaki, Japan.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M., Thursday, October 14, 2021, at Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home.
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