Roy Townsend 'Roy T' Delk

Saturday, December 17, 2016

Funeral services for Roy Townsend "Roy T" Delk, age 53, of Shelbyville, will be held 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 20, 2016 in the chapel of Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Brother Tom Henry officiating. Burial will follow in Willow Mount Cemetery. Mr. Delk passed from this life suddenly early Friday morning, December 16, 2016, at his home.

Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until service time Tuesday December 20, 2016 at the funeral home.

A native of Bedford County, Roy T was born March 25, 1963 to the late Aubrey Milton Delk, Jr. and the late Hazel Shriver Delk and is preceded in death by his brother, Aubrey Milton "Dicky" Delk, III.

He was a graduate of Shelbyville Central High School (1981), received a bachelor's degree from MTSU, gained a master's degree from UAH, and was a faithful member of the Calvary Baptist Church. Roy T will always be remembered for his kind heart and gentle spirit, and his ability to care for people he loved.

Survivors include: brother, Frankie Shoemake; cousin, Meredith Shriver; sister-in-law, Bonnie Haston Delk, many nieces and nephews, and many great nieces and nephews.

Memorial donations can be made to the Calvary Baptist Church Building Fund.

Special request of the family to Roy T's friends; Roy didn't like his picture taken. If anyone has a good picture of him, they would greatly appreciate a copy.

Doak-Howell Funeral Home is serving the family.