During his lifetime, Roy endured numerous family tragedies that could have resulted in elevated stress levels.
In 1966, before his open heart surgery, his childhood sweetheart and wife, Claudette, died in a motorcycle accident.
Then, two years later, while Roy was on tour, two of their children died in a house fire.
Survived by three of his children, two of whom were with his second wife, Barbara, Roy’s personal suffering had ended.
Post source: Daily Express