Funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon at 2 o’clock for Roy Clayton Chick, Marine corporal, who was killed on Okinawa on April 17, 1945. He was born March 9, 1924 in Coryell County, and the family moved to Woodson in 1925. He attended schools there, was an all-star football player before his graduation in 1942.
He enlisted in the Marine Corps November 6, 1942, and took his training in San Diego. He went overseas in April 1943, and participated in campaigns in Guam, Emirau, New Georgia, and Okinawa.
He is survived by his mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Chick, and his brother, Harvey, all of Rising Star.
Services will be held in the gymnasium at Woodson, Rev. D. E. McVey, pastor of the Methodist Church of Rising Star, officiating, assisted by Rev. Elliott of Woodson. Military honors will be rendered by the Breckenridge V.F.W. Post. Interment will be in the Woodson Cemetery. The body will remain at the Kiker Funeral Home until 1 o’clock Sunday. Pall bearers will be Hugh Dickie, Jr., George Dickie, Jr., Ben Price, Jr., Robert L. Forest, Sherman Maley, J. C. Cox, Bill Ed Daws and Sid Gilbreath.