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Victor Lawrence Roy Jr.

Victor Lawrence Roy Jr.

" Zhaagodawe – Strong Voiced"

May 24, 1969 - March 4, 2024

Victor Roy Jr., 54, of Redby, MN died Monday, March 4, 2024 at the Sanford Fargo Medical Center in Fargo, ND.

Traditional Funeral Services will be held at 10:00am, Friday, March 8, 2024 at the Redby Community Center in Redby, MN. A wake will begin at 3:00pm, Thursday, March 7, 2024, at the Redby Community Center, and will continue until the time of the service. Interment will be at the Bear Cemetery in Puposky, MN under the direction of the Cease Family Funeral Home in Bemidji.

He was born on May 24, 1969, in Red Lake, MN, the son of Victor Sr. and Judy (Lawrence) Roy. He was raised on the Red Lake Reservation, and graduated from the Red Lake High School. He attended BSU, and school in the Twin Cities. He began working in 1988 at the Red Lake Alcohol Rehab and continued there til 1992. In 1995, he began a career in Law Enforcement, first working for the Red Lake Police Department, until 2000 when he became a Probation Officer. He worked in Probation until 2005, and in 2006 he became a counselor at Comprehensive Health. He retired in 2018 due to his health. He was a man of many eclectic interests, often introducing friends and family to new things. He loved his coffee. He enjoyed music, attending concerts, and singing Karaoke. He also enjoyed movies, and especially film noir, even collecting foreign films. He was a sports fan, especially of his favorite team the San Francisco 49ers.

He is survived by his: Children, Bronson Roy,

Victoria Roy,

Mother, Judy Roy,

Mother of his children, Audrey Roy-Luukkonen

Sister, Cheyenne King,

Numerous Nieces, Nephews, and Cousins.

He was preceded in death by his son Logan Roy, father Victor Roy Sr., brothers Michael Roy and Jon Prentice.

Active Casketbearers will be: Clem May Sr., Vincent LaFontain, Benicio Tyler, Angelo Lajeunesse, Reise Prentice, Will Tyler, Christopher "CJ" Jourdain Jr., Roger Johnson Jr., Marcus Tyler, and Tristen Lawrence.

Honorary Casketbearers will be: Francis Lawrence, Rocky Prentice Sr., Jason Lawrence Sr., Gary Jourdain Jr., Kevin Spears, Lee Lussier Jr., Rob Maxwell, Paul Prentice, Rodney Prentice Jr., Roger White, Sean White, and Earl Thomas

Events

Service

Thursday, March 7, 2024

10:00AM

Redby Community Center

19050 MN-1

Redby, MN 56670

Visitation

Thursday, March 7, 2024

3:00PM

Redby Community Center

19050 MN-1

Redby, MN 56670

 

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