CORLEY, ROY WALDO, JR., Captain, Service # 0-1587766, U.S. Army Graves Registration
Roy W. Corley Jr. was born 29 April, 1914, in Oklahoma to Roy W. Corley (1883-1944) and Dora O'Dale Stevens (1886- ). On 4 June, 1940, at age 26, he married Kathryn Margaret Maxey, age 19, in Farmington, Davis County, Utah. His bride's father, John C. Maxey (1891- ) was then a U.S. Army First Sergeant. Like a few of his Graves Registration team mates, he had been assigned to the Engineering Corps before transferring to Graves Registration to aid in the recovery of American war dead in the Pacific area. His survivors included his mother, a sister, Thelma, and half-siblings Don R. Corley (1925- ), Wayne E. Corley (1925-2013) and two living sisters. His wife's mother was Estella V. Cruz (1898- ) and siblings included John C. Maxey Jr. (1920- ) and Robert W. Maxey (1930- ).