Roy Sohns

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Roy Albert Sohns, 67, of Lacy-Lakeview, went to Heaven Monday, July 15, 2013 at Hillcrest Hospital. A private family memorial service will be held at a later time.

Roy was born June 29, 1946 to Albert and Agnes (Schroeder) Sohns in McLennan County, at home, while the delivery doctor slept in the car. Later in life, he became a mechanic & sheet metal worker most of his life. He loved to dance, attend races, and hunt. Roy married the love of his life, Paula Jean Dabbs in 1968, and together they had 3 children.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Wayne Sohns; a sister, Ruby Harrigan

He is survived by his wife, Paula Jean Sohns of Waco; two sons, Terry Sons and wife Marla of Grand Prairie, and Corey Sohns and wife Tisha of Waco; one daughter, Cynthia Nofsinger of Waco; four grandchildren, Destanie Sohns and fiance Matt Bahnsen, Lane Sohns, and Austin Sohns of Waco, and Savannah Sohns of Grand Prairie; two beautiful great-granddaughters, Raeleigh Normandin and Gracie Kemp of Waco; one sister Carol Cooper and husband George of Arlington; and two very special friends, Don Lee Brinegar and Bobby Davis; his favorite TV companion Baby Girl; as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews.

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  1. I am so sorry for your loss. I am praying for you all and just remember he is in a much better place!

  2. Uncle Roy im going to miss you so much . I will always hold the memory of you calling me your girlfriend and we laughing all the time when we would tease Aunt Paula . Love you so much cant wait to see you again some day .

  3. Daddy tomorrow will be 3 weeks since you said your final goodbye to us, the days and weeks have passed but the pain is still here. Mom, babygirl, and I did stay with you on your last night and I will forever cherish that and so will mom. I want you to know I’m looking after babygirl, mom, Dede and the Girls for you so dont worry about any of us just Dance in that big blue sky and look down at us from time to time and smile that one of a kind smile you have. I love you to the moon and back. And will always thankful that you are my daddy and remember the times we had good and bad. Thank you for all the memories i will always cherish. Until i see you again. Love Cindy

  4. Dad I know we didn’t always see eye to eye on a lot of things but I guess that’s what a father and son relationship is all about. The last few years I will always regret because we wernt as close as we had Ben but ill always cherish the last month that you lived at my house. Ill alway love you and miss you and want to thank you for making me the man I am today R.I.P DAD

  5. Love & prayers

  6. I LOVE you soo much paw paw!! You wasn’t just my paw paw but a father figure & best friend as well as the first person to hold & love me! You will ALWAYS hold a special place in my heart! There isn’t a moment that goes by your not on my mind! I know your in a better place & watching over me like you promised! R.I.P I LOVE you to the moon & back! -Destanie 🙂

  7. I love you. keep an eye the family and save a spot for all of us. cant wait to see you again one day. RIP uncle rory(roy)

  8. Jennifer Strangmeyer

    Pawpaw, there are no words that can express how grateful the girls & I are that we got to be a part of your life for the past 3yrs. Lots of good times at the kitchen table drinking Dr Pepper will always be remembered. Rest easy Pawpaw.

    To the rest of the family, my thoughts and prayers are with y’all always. Love y’all!

  9. Sorry for uour loss

  10. My love to you all. So sorry for the loss of Uncle Roy. Prayers and hugs.

  11. We love you.


  13. I am so sorry for your loss. I remember Roy as a man who could make me laugh..even if I didnt want to. Another family member has passed in my heart. MAY GOD BLESS.

  14. I love and miss u dearly.

  15. Steve and Kim Moore

    Much love to you all! Watch over all your sweet family from heaven, Uncle Roy! We sure do miss you! Lots of prayers to the family!

    Steve and Kim and kids!

  16. I miss him so much

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