Roy Stillman

Born: 06/12/1950 Passed:

Roy Stillman 70, of Norton passed away September 16, 2020.  Roy did auto body work for 50 years. He loved to bowl and was in several leagues over the years.  He was a longtime member of the Wadsworth Eagles and Moose clubs.  He also loved fishing and working in his garden.

Roy was preceded in death by his parents, Forrest and Muriel; brother, James; brother-in-law, Kelly Thomas; and son, Brian.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Patricia; sons, David (Demi), Scott, and John; grandchildren, Logan, Abi, and Luke; sisters, Penny Thomas and Diana Josephsen (Dennis); brother, Roger (Rose); and daughter-in-law, Ingrid.

Cremation has taken place. The family will receive visitors Thursday, September 24th from 12pm-1pm with a memorial service following at 1:00 pm at Community Church of Portage Lakes, 3260 Cormany Rd.  Akron 44319.

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4 Tributes to Roy Stillman

  1. Rebecca R Rudibaugh says:

    To Pat and family:
    Please accept my heartfelt sympathy at your loss. I did not have the pleasure of knowing Roy, but do have the pleasure of knowing Pat. I pray that you have peace in your hearts that your loved one is pain free and whole again and that you will be reunited. Prayers for you all, Becky Rudibaugh (Wadsworth Walkers)

  2. Ken McCaman says:

    So sorry for your loss!
    You are in our thoughts and prayers!
    I had a lot of good time with Roy.
    Most of it was bowling and bowling tournament.
    He was a great guy.
    I am sorry I will not be able to make the memorial service.
    One crazy memory.
    Back 40 years ago We rented off of Roy on Broad Street at his body shop. We stored our equipment and flammable finish there.
    One evening we were there loading the vans and having a couple beers and bull shitting.
    One of our friends came by to sell fireworks.We all were interested in buying some.
    So the Guy put a rocket in one of the old car trunk lids and lit it. The rocket tilled and went right into the guys car trunk . Loaded with fireworks.
    There was fireworks shooting everywhere. We all closed the doors to the shop and went running.
    NOT Forest!
    He got out the garden hose and tried putting it out. Roy’s yelling at him dad get back. Forest stood there 10-15 ft away still pouring water on it.When the fire department got there is was still burning but no rockets were going off by then.
    All that was left was the shell.
    Roy was one of my friends that showed me the love between a son and his father!
    When my dad died he was my best friend.
    Thanks Roy!
    Have a lot more great memories but I think we had to much to drink to remember them.
    ANOTHER GREAT GUY GONE!
    RIP ROY!

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