Roy Franklin McPherson

Monday, November 13, 2017

Roy Franklin McPherson, 91, born June 13, 1926, died Nov. 12, 2017, following an extended illness.

He was preceded in death by his loving devoted wife of sixty-eight years, Ruth Beasley McPherson.

Mr. McPherson is survived by his son, Steve (Sandra) McPherson; daughter Beverly (Steve) Bowman; grandchildren, Jeff (Michelle) McPherson, Angie (Justin) Barron, Lyndi (Chad) Bailey, Amber (Josh) Schwartz, and thirteen great-grandchildren.

Roy was a devoted family man and a lifelong salesman in the grocery industry. He was proud to have served in the Marines during World War II and in the occupation of Japan. He loved God and faithfully served as Baptist deacon for over sixty years.

Visitation with the family will be Tuesday, Nov. 14 from 2 p.m.. until 7 p.m. The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at London Funeral Home, Lewisburg, TN. The burial will take place in Woodlawn Cemetery in Nashville at 12:15 p.m. Grandsons and great-grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

London Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.