Roy E. Whitlock, age 87, passed away on May 7, 2014 in Waikiki, Hawaii. He was the beloved husband of the late Sarah J. Whitlock; loving father of Ray Whitlock and the late Brenda Churchill; grandfather of Adrian M. Schoenherr and Kathryn E. Whitlock; and brother of Velma Odle, Betty Leeper and the late Janice Steadman. Mr. Whitlock was a retired World War II U.S. Navy Commander with 31 years of service. He also was a member of the Navy League of the United States since July 1, 1980. During his 34 years of dedication to the Sea Services, he served on many NLUS committees and was elected to several leadership positions at the local, state and national levels. His services will be remembered by his many friends and associates in the Navy League. The visitation will be Thursday, May 22, 2014 from 3-8 p.m. at the Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 705 W 11 Mile Road 4 blocks E of Woodward, Royal Oak. Mr. Whitlock will lie in state Friday, May 23, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service 10 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Royal Oak. Entombment will take place at Roseland Park Cemetery in Berkley. Share your memories at www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com.