Roy Van Sickle, 86, died Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011 at his home.

Friends may call from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22 at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. A memorial service follows at 2 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Ontario-Yates Hospice, 756 Pre-Emption Rd., Geneva, NY 14456.

Roy was the son of Curtis and Clara Van Sickle. He served in the Army during World War II. Roy was a lifelong farmer.

He is survived by his wife, Betty; stepson, Rick (Anne) Mitchell; step-daughter, Darlene Schwartz; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brother, Howard Van Sickle; sisters, Emma Dullen and Ruth Carlson; and several nieces and nephews.

Roy was predeceased by his brothers, William and Carl Van Sickle.