Roy Donald Killian Sr.
April 2, 1928 – January 11, 2021
HICKORY- Roy D. Killian Sr., 92 of Hickory passed away Monday, January 11, 2021 at Catawba Valley Medical Center. Born in Catawba County on April 2, 1928, he was the son of the late Ransom Killian Sr. and Hazel Killian Hardin. Roy was a Navy veteran, he served from 1945 to 1947. He was employed with Duke Energy for 32 years and retired in 1986. He is survived by his loving wife of 75 years, Willie Townsend Killian of the home; sons Roy Killian Jr. and Ronald Killian; grandsons Nathan Killian, Brandon Killian, Scott Killian and Philip Killian and one granddaughter Madison Killian. He is also survived by five great grandchildren. Roy was an avid gardener and loved to fish at the coast. The family has requested a private ceremony for immediate family only. Burial will be in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.