Roy McAllister III
June 6, 2009
Roy J. McAllister III, 64, died June 6, 2009, in Columbus. Services are Monday at 11:30 a.m. at Robert Barham Family Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Raymon Leake and Ray Williams officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Cemetery. Visitation is Monday from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Mr. McAllister was a native of Meridian. He graduated from Meridian High School and Mississippi State University with a degree in industrial engineering. He retired from United Technologies, where he was an industrial engineer. He was a member of the Alabama Air National Guard and Fairview Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his father, Roy J. McAllister Jr. He is survived by his mother, Dorothy T. McAllister of Meridian; wife, Carolyn McAllister of Columbus; brother, Jim McAllister of Meridian; children, Carla Barr of Calera, Ala., and Roy J. McAllister IV of Atlanta; and two grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Jack Jackson, Mike Covert, Tommy, Rudolph and Doug Spears, Bobby Cooper, Wilbert Easom and J.D. Neal. Memorials may be made to Seyha Hospice of Columbus.