December 3, 1921 - January 6, 2019
Dr. Roy F. “Steve” Statton, 97, Lincoln, passed away January 6, 2019. Born December 3, 1921, in Boone, Iowa, to Roy Curtis and Emma (Brown) Statton. He was an ophthalmologist for over 37 years.
Member of First Plymouth Congregational Church, Executive Club, Zodiac Club, Lincoln Country Club and Nebraska Art Association. 1st Lt. pilot in Army/Air Force in WWII and received the Distinguished Flying Cross. Steve was a wonderful husband and father. He was a caring physician and an avid golfer.
Family members include wife, Marian of Lincoln; two daughters, Martha (John) Imbalzano of Elkton, Md., Rebecca Statton of Sacramento, Calif.; son Stephen (Linda) Statton of Lincoln; nine grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents, two sisters and three brothers.
Memorial service: 11 a.m. Friday (1-11) at First Plymouth Congregational Church, 2000 D Street. Memorials, in lieu of flowers, to First Plymouth Congregational Church or the Lincoln Foundation. Condolences online at Roperandsons.com.