Jacob N. “Jake” Roy, 87, of Palmyra, died on Thursday, October 20, 2022, at WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital.
He was born on Friday, November 9, 1934, to the late John Kowal and Helen Kowal nee Solesky in Lebanon.
He worked as a steelworker at Bethlehem Steel and was a veteran of the Army in the Korean Wat. Jake enjoyed bowling, dart league, and pool.
Surviving is children Barbara A. Adams and spouse Butch, Jr., Robert Roy, John Roy, and companion Karlene Smith; grandchildren Crystal Sourwine, Gennifer Spangler, Veronica Madera, Bobbi-Sue Roy, Odessa Oreo; 22 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Anna M. Roy nee Johnson.
Viewing will be on Wednesday, October 26, 2022, from 11:30 to 12:00 pm at Christman’s Funeral Home, Inc., 226 Cumberland Street, Lebanon. Graveside services will be on Wednesday, October 26, 2022, at 1:00 PM at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, with full military honors.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Lebanon County Thrift Shop, 129 Cumberland Street, Lebanon, PA 17042.
For more information, to order flowers, or to send messages of condolence, please visit www.christmansfuneralhome.com.