Roy Allard, 88, of Cedar Rapids died July 3, 2018. Services: 10:00 AM Saturday, July 7, 2018 at Trinity Lutheran Church by the Rev. David Renfro. Burial Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, July 6, 2018 at Cedar Memorial Westside Chapel from 5-7 PM and after 9:00 AM at the church.
Roy was born August 26, 1929 the son of George and Lyda Allard. He married the love of his life, Loretta Marie Snyder at Trinity Lutheran Church in Cedar Rapids on September 15, 1952. Roy was employed by FMC and retired in 1984. He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. Roy was active in Cedar Rapids Kid League Baseball as a board member and coach. He loved to watch kids develop into good baseball players and young men. In 1997 he was inducted into the Cedar Rapids Softball Hall of Fame.
Survivors include two children, Rhonda (Dan) Allard Hamill of Indianola, Iowa and Mike (Chris) Allard of Plymouth, Minnesota, five grandchildren, Pastor Andrew (Allison) McGowan, Aaron (Rhiannon) McGowan, Amy (Kyle) Shock, Tara Allard, Jenna (Juston) Sanger. Eight great grand children Elias, Loretta, Graham, Rigby, Amariah, Ramsey McGowan and Madelynn, Miles Schock.
He was preceded in death by his wife Loretta, parents George and Lyda, his sister Betty, and brothers Ron, twin brother Ray, and Bob.
We would like to thank The Village of Indianola, Iowa and Wesley Life for all of their loving care and companionship. We would also like to thank Pastor David Renfro and Pastor Joel Andrus for their loving support they have provided Roy over the past several years.
Memorials may be made to The Village Good Shepard Fund.