Roy Harold Kerby

November 12, 1936 ~ November 20, 2020 (age 84)


Roy Harold Kerby, age 84, of Elwood, IN passed away November 20, 2020 at home with his family at his side.

He was born November 12, 1936 at Indianapolis, IN to Harold and Ruth Lenore (Hastings) Kerby.  He attended Indianapolis public schools and graduated from Howe High School with the Class of 1955.  He then earned an Associates Degree at Indiana Central College.

He had worked for many years as an electronics engineer at Naval Avionics in Indianapolis.  Leisure time would find him fishing, hunting, bowling and golfing.  For over 20 years he played industrial league basketball. He also coached baseball, basketball and girls softball.

He married Bonnie Lee (Masters) Kerby July 4, 1956.  She preceded him in death.  June 1, 2013 he married Helen Louise (Buskirk) Kerby who survives him.  Also surviving is a daughter: Judith Lynn Morgan of Elwood, IN and son: Kris Allen Kerby of Ft. Wayne, IN, a brother: Richard Allen Kerby of Westfield, IN, plus six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents and his first wife, he was preceded in death by a daughter: Jonette "Jackie" Irion, a sister: Patricia Fay Rech,, and a grandchild.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 25, 2020 at 1:00 P.M. at Hartley Funeral Home Cicero Chapel, 209 West Jackson Street, Cicero, IN 46034.  Burial will follow at Carey Cemetery north of Noblesville, IN.  Visitation will be from 11:00 A.M. until time of the services.  When attending the services please wear a mask and respect social distancing.  You may send condolences at

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November 25, 2020

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Funeral Service
November 25, 2020

1:00 PM

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