POLSON — Roy Sinclair, 71, passed away on Feb. 26, 2019, at St. Luke Community Hospital. He was born in Lewistown on May 6, 1947, to Pat and Bobbie Sinclair.
Roy attended elementary school in Winnett and Lewistown in Montana, and in Custer, Washington. Roy attended junior high school and the first three years of high school in Ferndale, Washington, and then returned to Winnett for his senior year and graduated in 1965. He served two years in the Army, which took him to Germany.
He married Georgia and they had a daughter, Lela in 1967. Roy worked on his dad’s ranch in Winnett and in the oil fields in Wyoming. In 1975 he met and later married his wife of 43 years, Gail. Roy and Gail lived in Winnett and in 1977 moved to Roundup where he worked for the grazing district for three years. Their first three sons were born there, Traver (1977), Tylan (1979), and Tobin (1980). In 1981, the family moved to Charlo and while they lived there Talena (1986) and Trey (1987) were born. In 1989, the family moved to Ronan where they lived the next 30 years. Roy was self-employed doing ranching, hauling, and haying. Roy loved working with and riding horses.
Roy is preceded in death by his dad, Pat Sinclair, and his mother, Bobbie Vanderyacht.
Surviving him is his wife, Gail; his children: Lela of Rapid City, South Dakota, Traver (Tasha) of Pablo, Tylan of Ronan, Tobin (Casey) of Ronan, Talena (Kenton) of Lewistown, Trey (Lindsey) of Ronan; and his grandchildren: Jayson, Gavin, Abigail, Tayler ( Jenna), Seth, Kaid, Natalee, Lillian, Koleton, Kegan, Kacey, Kooper, Treysin, Alexis; his great-grandson James; his sisters, Susie (Tom), Dallas (Fred); his brothers, Barry and David (Francis); his brotherin- law, Lyle (Nancy), his sisters-in-law, Wanda (David), Sheri and Joyce; and his nieces and nephews, Ross, Patrick, Seth, Mattie, Brian, Jessica, Jamie, Jenna, Jazmine, Winter, Issac, Jennie, Sarah, Lance, and Jeremy.
A memorial service will be held on June 8, 2019, at Mission Valley United Methodist Church. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at: www.shriderthompson.com.