Floyd Lewis Roe

May 20, 1941 ~ February 22, 2013

Floyd Lewis Roe was born May 20, 1941 in Laramie, Wyoming to Kenneth and Phyllis Roe. He passed away quietly, February 22, 2013, at home with his wife and kids by his side.
Floyd spent 20 years in the US Navy earning numerous awards and commendations, and during the Vietnam War he earned a Bronze Star. Floyd retired from the Navy in 1977, after that he was a machinist, house painter, and a loving family man.
Floyd met Rae in 1985 and helped raise Shiela, Tracy and Sony. He married Rae August 12, 1995 and was a wonderful husband and father.
Floyd is survived by his wife, Rae; his children, Shiela Laukala (Randy), Tracy Whitman (Kathy), Sonya Varin (Tim); a brother, Donald Roe; and five grandchildren, Brandon, Tyler, Jordan, Joshua, and Gabriel; and of course his two favorite pups, Chewy and Pixie.
Viewing will be Thursday, February 28, 2013 at Evergreen Memorial Gardens from 12:30 to 9:00 p.m. Funeral service with Military honors will be Friday, March 1, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland, Oregon.
Please sign Floyd's Guest Book at www.columbian.com/obits.

Published in The Columbian on Feb. 27, 2013