OBITUARY

Roy A Centner

April 17, 1925March 17, 2013

Roy Albert Centner, 87, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 17, 2013, in Glendale, AZ. He was born April 17, 1925, in Chicago, IL to John L. and Birdie Centner. Roy served in the US Army in WW II and received a Purple Heart for wounds received on Anzio Beach in Italy. He later trained and worked 40 years as a watchmaker and jeweler. He owned stores in Sedona, Flagstaff, and Phoenix. Across the years, Roy provided community service as a volunteer ambulance driver, search and rescue worker, fire fighter and reserve policeman. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Sun City West. Roy instilled his love for nature and outdoor activities in his five sons: Roy (deceased, wife Dona); Tom (Linda); Jim; Lee (Julie); and Robert (Viola). A sixth baby, Patrick, is deceased. In addition to his sons, Roy is also survived by Pat, his wife of 46 years, and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. Roy was a fun-loving guy who will be remembered for his great delight in teasing others and making them laugh. Services will be held at 3:00 PM on Monday, March 25, in the Chapel at Sunland Memorial Park and Mortuary, 15826 N. Del Webb Blvd., Sun City, AZ 85351.

Services

  • Memorial Service Monday, March 25, 2013
REMEMBERING

Roy A Centner

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April 6, 2013

Dad, you will be missed by many. The days spent with you were the best ever. You were a great man and I will miss you. Hope to see you again. love you. Jim

Colleen Centner

March 25, 2013

I will miss Roy greatly, but he is with our Lord and Savior, what a wonderful place to be. Can't wait to see him again. Prayers are with you always, Pat.

C Woods

March 23, 2013

Our prayers and condolences go to the family. Sorry for the loss of your dear loved one.

Tommy and Tong Hui Stanford

March 22, 2013

Pat, we just got the news on FB. Saddened to hear this. We all knew it was coming, but one is never prepared for a loved one passing on. May God be your comfort during this difficult time.

MARY ANN STEPTOE

March 22, 2013

March 21, 2013
I offer my sincere condolences. Take comfort in knowing that God cares for you and invites you to look to him for comfort. (1 Peter 5:6,7)

Helen

March 22, 2013

Pat, I send my most sincere condolences. May God grant you Peace, Light, and Comfort while you struggle with the loss of your loved one. Love and Respects, Helen and Family

March 21, 2013

I offer my sincere condolences. Take comfort in knowing that God cares for you and invites you to look to him for comfort. (1 Peter 5:6,7)