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In Memory of
Roy M. Flood
March 27, 1941 - September 10, 2021

Tuesday, September 14th from 5-7 p.m. at Moreland Funeral Home

Tuesday, September 14th at 7:00 p.m. at Moreland Funeral Home

Roy Marshall Flood passed away peacefully at his home in Westerville, Ohio, on September 10, 2021. Roy was born in Chicago, Illinois, March 27, 1941. His family later moved to Southern California in 1946 where he was a 1959 graduate of Earl Warren High School in Downey, CA. In 1960 while enrolled at Fullerton College he started his grocery career as a bagger for Thirftimart Supermarkets. In 1965 Roy was drafted by the US Army and served in Vietnam in 1966-67. After serving his country, Roy returned to Thriftimart as a store manager while earning two degrees in business and marketing from Mt. San Antonio College. In 1977, Roy moved to Syracuse, NY with P&C Supermarkets as a district manager and worked his way to Senior Vice President of Sales and Merchandising. Moving again in 1990 to Columbus, Ohio serving at Big Bear Supermarkets as Executive Vice President of Sales and Merchandising. Roy was then called back to P&C Supermarkets to serve as President. He finished his career at Big Bear Supermarkets as President and retired in 1998. Roy never knew a stranger and had many friends he enjoyed teasing. He enjoyed spending time with his family and grandchildren, fishing, golfing, cooking and had a deep passion for his yard and flower gardens. Roy is predeceased by his parents. Raymond and Leutesia "Tish" (Martin) and stepson Paul Huson. Roy is survived by Donnette Beatty, his wife of 55 years; stepdaughter Pamela Huson, children; daughter Tori Metzger (John), son Gordon Flood (Tammy); grandchildren Mathew, Emily, Kyle, Alexis and Timothy; siblings Bruce, Patricia and Jeannie. Friends may call Tuesday September 14, 2021, from 5:00PM - 7:00PM followed by service at the MORELAND FUNERAL HOME, 55 E. Schrock Rd., Westerville, Ohio. Expression of sympathy may be made in whichever ways you wish; it was Roys wish that any memorial tributes be made in the form of charitable donations to The Wounded Warrior Project.


Bart Mahoney

Sep 13, 2021

To the family of Roy you are in my thoughts and prayers. I first met Roy when he was president of Big Bear and committed benefactor to the Charity Newsies. Through Roy's efforts this relationship continued for many years. My greatest satisfaction came when Roy asked me to sponsor him as a member in the Charity Newsies. He was a tremendous supporter of the city of Columbus and a give4. He will be missed. Until we meet again Rest In Peace. If a memory card is available please send one to me: Bart Mahoney 5101 Weatherwood Dr N Myrtle Beach, SC 29582


Nancy English

Sep 15, 2021

My thoughts and prayers to you, Donettte, and your family. Hoping your memories will bring comfort and smiles. Take care. Nancy English