Roy Kenneth Monett, 71, died Saturday, April 12, 2014, at his home in Chico.
Visitation was April 15 at Jones Family Funeral Home in Bridgeport, and a private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Roy was born Nov. 7, 1942, in Wichita Falls to Ethel Pauline Monett. He married Sylvia Gayle Browning in Alvord Aug. 3, 1962.
He went to work at the Old Southwest Stone Rock Crusher after graduation from Chico High School and continued when it became Vulcan Materials. He worked for Chico Butane Gas for more than 20 years as a delivery driver. Roy underwent heart surgery in 1988.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Chico, was a Past Master Mason and a member of Masonic Lodge No. 508 in Chico.
Roy is survived by his wife; children David Brent Monett, Kelli Michele Kirbie and husband, Malcom, Kevin Bruce Monett and wife, Jan, and Eric Lance Monett, all of Chico, Kristi K. Decou and husband, David, of Lafayette, La., Kyle Ray Monett and wife, Amy, of Decatur and Joey D. Watson and wife, Ange, of Chico; grandchildren Mallori Kirbie, Dolce Decou, Bryce, Boston, Kevin N., Blake, Kindal and Wesley D. Monett, and Ashleigh Garcia; as well as many special friends.
Roy was preceded in death by his mother and mother-in-law Pauline Hodges.