On Friday, July 20, 2018 in Santa Margarita, Calif., Roy passed away at 86 years old.
He was fifth of a large family of three girls and seven boys born to David L. and Reynalda Baro. His nickname was “Peeler”.
Roy graduated from Atascadero High School in 1950. He served in the Army from 1952-1954 during the Korean War as a Lineman. After the service he went to work for Southern Pacific Railroad retiring after 40 years.
He married Juanita L. Garcia in 1955 and they raised two daughters in Santa Margarita where he grew up.
He enjoyed riding motorcycles, camping and fishing. He was active in the Santa Margarita Volunteer Fire Department and coaching with the Atascadero Youth Association sports programs.
He is survived by his wife, Juanita; daughters, Reyna (Bill) Jackson and Christi Brookes; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son-in-law, Bill Brookes.
Friends and family may pay their respects at the visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 27, 2018 at the Chapel of the Roses with a Celebration Of Life on Saturday, July 28 at 11 a.m. at the Santa Margarita Park for BBQ. Please bring a side dish to share. A graveside service will be held at a later date.