Roy Lawrence Holston, 71, of Pinellas Park passed away December 11, 2020 at the South Pinellas Hospice Care Center in St. Petersburg. Roy was born in Detroit, Michigan on July 10, 1949 and was member of the US Air Force for 21 years. Roy retired from Charleston, AFB, South Carolina, as a MSGT-Flight Engineer on the C-141 with the 701 MAS Squadron and was a Desert Shield/Storm veteran. Roy also retired from the City of St. Petersburg, Water Resources Dept. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and was an avid bowler. He loved traveling with his RV and camping. His hobbies included computers and model trains.
Roy is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Rita M. Holston; his siblings, Jean Aparo, Carol Griffin (Jimmy Griffin) & Colleen Husi; Sister-in-law, Bonnie Chancey (Earl Henry) and Several nieces, nephews, great & great-great nieces & nephews. He was predeceased by his Mother, Theresa Holston-Vistein; his Father, Lawrence “Larry” Holston and his Mother-in-Law, Opal M. Prouty.
Interment: Military Committal Service will be held at Bay Pines National Cemetery on January 20, 2021 at 10:30 am.
Bay Pines National Cemetery is located at: 10000 Bay Pines Blvd., Bay Pines, Florida 33744.