In memory of
Roy W. Harrell Jr.
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In memory of
Roy W. Harrell Jr.
Dec. 13, 1930 - Oct. 10, 2016 Roy Wallace Harrell, Jr., of Dadeville, AL, passed away on October 10, 2016. He was born on December 13, 1930, in West Point, GA. He was a longtime resident of Mobile. Roy graduated from Auburn University in 1954. He served in the Army from 1954 to 1956. In 1957, he earned a master's from FSU. On June 17, 1959, he married Julie Rhett Sheppard of Verbena, AL. Roy taught high school math and PE and coached football in Alabama with his career including stops in Verbena, Selma, Georgiana, Cottondale, and Satsuma. In 1964, he coached the Satsuma High School football team to a state championship. Roy was preceded in death by his daughter, Nancy. He is survived by his wife, Julie of Dadeville; his daughters Sarah Brownlee of Tampa, FL (Hunter), Louisa Patterson of Auburn (Paul), Amanda Hensley of Dunwoody, GA (Brett), and Hannah Albers of Albuquerque, NM; his son Roy Wallace Harrell, III, of Mobile (Lindsay). A memorial service will be held at Lake Martin on November 20 at 2 p.m.
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