Roy Rathel, Sr.

Graveside Service

10:00 am
Saturday, August 17, 2019
Parsons Cemetery
North Division Street P.O. Box 1718
Salisbury, Maryland, United States

Obituary of Roy Lee Rathel, Sr.

Roy Lee Rathel, 69, of Willards, died on Thursday, August 8, 2019 peacefully at his home.  Born on October 31, 1949 in Salisbury, MD, he was the son of the late John Rathel, Sr. and Evelyn Brown.

Roy was employed for Delcom and Goslee Roofing.   He was an avid NASCAR and wrestling fan. 

Roy is survived by three sons, Duwayne Rathel and his wife Tabby "Dumplin", Roland Rathel and his significant other Beth, and Roy Rathel, Jr. and his significant other Debbie, his significant other, Arlene L. Powell, his beloved dog Precious, step daughter Wanda Phelps, step son Russell Moore and his wife Susan, two bonus daughters Linda McIntyre and her husband Willie and Georgia Hudson and her husband Chaz, his grandchildren and great grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews.   

In addition to his parents, Roy is preceded in death by brother, John Earl Rathel, Jr. and a sister, Virginia Adkins. 

A graveside service will be held on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 10:00 am at Parsons Cemetery in Salisbury.  

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Roy's honor to Coastal Hospice, P.O. Box 1733, Salisbury, MD 21802.

Arrangements are in the care of Holloway Funeral Home, P.A., 501 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury, MD 21804.  To send condolences to the family, please visit 

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