Melvin L. “Roy” Olsen

1942 – 2013

Cremation has taken place and a celebration of the life of Melvin L. “Roy” Olsen of Greybull will be held at a later date. Roy died of cancer April 24 at Spirit Mountain Hospice House in Cody.

Roy was born in Helena, Mont., in 1942, the son of Elmer and Mary Jo Olsen. He served in the United States Air Force from January 1961 until August 1964. He began his career with the railroad in May of 1965 and retired in November of 2000 due to health issues.

His parents and two sisters, Ada Martin and Donna Martin, preceded him in death.

Roy is survived by his wife of 42 years, Beverly, of Greybull; one daughter, Tracey Davidson of Helena, Mont.; two sons and daughters-in-law, Travis and Michelle of Magnolia, Del. and Troy and Mellisa of Windsor, Colo., and three grandchildren.

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