John Preston Wroe | 1924-2018

Published Wednesday, June 13, 2018

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John Preston Wroe

John Preston Wroe, 93, of Decatur, died Friday, June 8, 2018, in Decatur.

Funeral is 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 13, at Hawkins Funeral Home Chapel in Decatur with Rick Ross officiating. Burial will follow in Aurora Cemetery.

Family will receive friends one hour prior to service.

Pallbearers include Larry Yates, Larry Dunlap, James Ford, B.D. Lowe, H.L. Ross and Roger Armstrong.

John was born Nov. 12, 1924, in Frankston to Sam and Artie (LeVassar) Wroe. He married Christine Norton March 11, 1950, in Decatur. John was a retired instrument electrician for American Oil Company. He was a member of the Decatur Church of Christ. John served in the United States Navy.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife of 68 years; sons John Kent Wroe and wife, Teresa, of Pearland and Troy Scott Wroe and wife, Cheryl, of Prosper; daughter Debra Annette Brown and husband, James, of Iowa Colony; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren

Memorials may be made to Christ’s Haven for Children 4200 Keller-Haslet Rd. Keller, TX 76244

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