Roy Carriker, age 74, of Houston, Texas, passed away at his home on November 30, 2010. He was born in St. Clair County, Missouri, on October 6, 1936, to Walter A. and Helen Carriker.
Roy worked as a mechanic for over 50 years, working in El Dorado Springs for a time before moving to Texas. He enjoyed his work as a heavy truck mechanic for the City of Baytown, Texas, for 13 years.
Survivors include: three sons Eric Carriker of El Dorado Springs, Missouri, Adam Carriker and Merle Carriker of Houston, Texas; six grandchildren: Michael, Christopher, Genie, Tiffany, Khrystel, and Elora; two foster sons: Steven of Houston, Texas, and John of Florida; one brother Wendell Carriker of Houston, Texas; three sisters: Velma Boe of Denver, Colorado, Donna Todd of Missouri, and Connie Chapman of Osceola, Missouri; and other relatives and friends.
Memorial services will be held on Thursday, December 9, 2010, at 2:00 p.m. at Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home in El Dorado Springs, Missouri. Grady Todd will officiate. Arrangements are under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home.