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Roy D. Isaacs, 70, of Decatur, IL, passed away Sunday, September 24, 2017, at McKinley Court Care Center, Decatur, IL.
Funeral services will be 12:00 noon, Saturday, September 30, 2017, at First Lutheran Church, Decatur, with visitation two hours prior to service time at the church. Burial will be in Camp Butler National Cemetery, Springfield, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cancer Care Specialists of Central IL or First Lutheran Church. Condolences may be left to the family in care of Brintlinger and Earl Funeral Home, Decatur at www.brintlingerandearl.com.
Roy was born February 16, 1947, in Decatur, IL, the son of Daniel Franklin and Addie Marie (Hamlin) Isaacs. He married Janice Redenius on May 3, 1975 in Carthage, IL.
Roy was a member of First Lutheran Church, Decatur. He worked as a Maintenance of Way Supervisor for Norfolk & Southern Railroad. Roy enjoyed fishing and hunting and was a member of Golden K Kiwanis. He proudly served his country as a U.S. Marine, serving in Vietnam.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Janice of Decatur; children David (Kim) Isaacs of Roanoke, VA, Adam Isaacs of Roanoke, VA, Patricia (Brian) Ford of Stonington, IL, Bobby Isaacs of Mattoon, IL, and Candice Potter of Effingham, IL; seven grandchildren; three brothers, Tommy Isaacs of Eugene, OR, Jerry (Diana) Isaacs of Cicero, IL, and B.J. (Bonnie) Isaacs of Parma, OH; and one sister, Delores (Anthony) Bachmura of Valencia, CA.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Roy David Isaacs; and granddaughter, Maya Elizabeth.
Published on September 27, 2017
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