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  • Aulden ‘Roy’ Deskins

  • Aulden “Roy” Deskins, 69, of Independence, Mo., passed away Thursday, May 2, 2013, at his home.

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  • Aulden “Roy” Deskins, 69, of Independence, Mo., passed away Thursday, May 2, 2013, at his home.
    He was known by his friends and family as Roy. Born November 22, 1943, in Rumble, West Virginia, to Carlos Otto Deskins and Alice Susan (Mitchell) Deskins. He moved to Independence in 1963 and lived here until he moved to Kentucky in 2000 and returned back to Independence in 2009. He had worked as a Lead Man for AGCO Corp for 35 years and retired when the plant closed.
    He served his country in the U.S.Army.
    He was preceded in death by his parents and then his son Troy in 1993.
    Survivors include his wife Joyce, of the home, brothers Jimmy Deskins of Corbin, Ky., and Noel Deskins of K.C., Mo. and a sister Vanice Raines of Corbin, Ky.
    Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at New Salem Funeral Home. Burial in New Salem Cemetery with Military Honors. Visitation will be 6 to 7:30 p.m., Monday, May 6, 2013, at New Salem Chapel.
    Arrangements: New Salem Funeral Home & Cemetery; 816-796-8600.
     
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