Roy Lacey, Sr.Posted on Jul 4, 2012 | 4 comments
He was born October 16, 1925 in Little Rock, Arkansas, the third child of Lee Wesley and Jewel Lacey. He attended schools in Little Rock, joining the Navy during World War II and serving in the South Pacific as an electrician.
After his discharge from the service Roy moved to Pocatello where he met and married Esperenza (Espie) Hernandez on February 14, 1947. He was a member of the Catholic Church.
Roy worked for Union Pacific Railroad from 1946 to 1989 as a brakeman/conductor and was a lifetime member of the UTU and UP Old Timers. After his retirement, Roy’s work ethic would not let him be idle, so he began a new career of developing properties.
Roy is survived by his wife Esperenza (Espie), children Roy (Renee), Jerry (Harriet), Kathleen, Darris (Dawn) and Mathew as well as numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
The celebration of his life will be held at Colonial Funeral Home at 11:00 AM, Monday, July 9, 2012 and the family will receive friends 6-8PM on Sunday July 8, 2012 at Colonial Funeral Home, 2005 S. 4th Ave. Pocatello, Idaho.
In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations to Holy Spirit School, Pocatello, the Veterans Long Term Facility, Pocatello, or a charity of your choice.