He was born Jan. 8, 1934, in Grover, the son of Hess and Rosemary Wright Hemenway.
Roy was a retired carpenter and a United States Army veteran. He attended the Cherry Flats Baptist Church, served as a Red Cross Instructor and was a member of the Wellsboro Fire Department, where he volunteered as an ambulance driver for 34 years.
He was predeceased by his son, Carl in 1966 and his brother, Wesley.
Funeral services were held August 1 at the James Carleton Funeral Home, Wellsboro, with Pastor Ken Smith officiating. Burial with military honors followed in Hills Creek Cemetery.
Memorial donations in Roy's memory may be made to the Cherry Flats Baptist Church, Cherry Flats Road, Mansfield, PA 16933.