Roy Ben Cronce

March 15, 1931 ~ October 20, 2020 (age 89)


Roy Ben Cronce, 89, of Statesville, passed away, Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at Iredell Memorial Hospital.

Mr. Cronce was born March 15, 1931 in Alexandria, NJ and was the son of the late Fred Hiram Cronce and Bertha Agans Cronce. He attended Pittstown, NJ schools and on July 20, 1952, he married Bertha Ann Stone Cronce, who survives. He was a beef farmer and also later worked for Dixie Liberty (Royster Clark).

In addition to his wife of 68 years, Roy is survived by six children, Deborah Struble (William) of Troy, PA, Diana Cronce of Statesville, Laura Walkup (Michael) of Maiden, NC, Roy Cronce, Jr. (Cindy) of Statesville, Amy Cronce of Stony Point, Mark Cronce (Melody) of Statesville; 13 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, one great great grandchild and three sisters.

The family will visit with friends on Monday, October 26, 2020 from 6:00-8:00pm at Troutman Funeral Home.

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Gathering of Family and Friends
October 26, 2020

6:00 PM
Troutman Funeral Home
345 North Main Street
Troutman, NC 28166


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2341 Simonton Rd., Statesville NC 28625

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