Robert Eugene Roy Jr. passed away on Oct. 14, at home surrounded by his family. He was the adored son of Robert Eugene Sr. and Dorothy (Wisman), the devoted father of Kathryn Anne and Robert Emmett, cherished friend of Maureen Durkin Roy and loving brother of Kathleen (Daniel) Cummings. 

He was the adored uncle of Christine, Elizabeth and numerous Durkin and Foley nieces and nephews. Mr. Roy was a graduate of Bradley University and John Marshall Law School, and a member of SAE fraternity.

He was the director of the Evanston Community Defender Office, now known as the Moran Center. A mass was held on Oct. 18 at St. Clement Chapel in Chicago; internment was private.