"Roy enlisted in the Army Air Corp when he was 17 and was stationed in Japan during WWll. When he was discharged he returned home to Los Angeles and married his longtime sweetheart and friend Celeste Marie Sheehan. He was employed by North American Aviation/Atomics International and Rocketdyne/Rockwell International as a machinist. He was proud to have worked on the Apollo and Space Shuttle missions helping to propel the US into space. When he retired in 1990, Roy moved from the San Fernando Valley with his wife Celeste to the home they built in Truckee."
"Roy is survived by his wife of 67 years, Celeste Hoffman, 5 children, Jean Bechdolt of Verdi NV, Judy Williamson of San Fernando CA, Linda Kane of Verdi NV, Lori Saavedra of Moorpark CA and Joe Hoffman of Reno NV. He also had 11 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, his loyal dog Maggie and his dearly loved brother Ronald Hoffman."
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