Roy “Jim” Erwin, age 80, of Scio and Hickory, N.C. died Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010 at his home after a brief illness surrounded by his family.

Born Feb. 16, 1930 at the family home near Scio he was a son of the late Roy and Mary Beckley Erwin.

He was preceded in death by a brother Robert Erwin, a grandson and a niece.

Services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. in Koch Funeral Home, Scio with the Rev. Tom Maley officiating. Burial will follow in Perrysville Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday from 3-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Carroll Co, Vo-Ash Chapel, and Scio American Legion Post 482.

A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.