Roy Max Dew, 79, of Tar Heel passed away on Sunday, December 22, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, Marcus and Mary Dew. Roy leaves behind his loving wife of 59 years, Barbara B. Dew of the home; son, Steven Dew and his wife Tabitha of Tar Heel; daughter, Juanita Edelman and her husband Mark of Fayetteville; brother, Eddie Dew and wife Brenda of N. Wilkesboro; sister, Rachel Freeman and her husband Sammy of Live Oak; two grandchildren: Jayden Dew and Abigail Dew; three step-grandchildren: David Edelman, Jena Taft, Justin Edelman; three great-grandchildren and one great, great-grandchild.
Roy treasured his wife and family. He enjoyed going to work with his son, being with his family and picking his grandchildren up from school. Roy loved many things of life such as: going to the beach, watching FOX News and cooking barbeque. He was the Mayor of Tar Heel for six years. Roy will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, December 26th at 11am at Colly Chapel Church in Harrells with Rev. Jim Woodruff and Rev. Tom Thomas officiating service. The family will receive friends after service in the church fellowship hall. Burial will follow services in the church cemetery.
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