Roy W. Olson 61, of Rockton, IL died at 9:05 am July 20, 2023 at home from a lengthy illness. He was born September 24, 1961 in Rockford, IL the son of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford and Mary (Aasen) Olson. He graduated from Harlem High School class of 1979. Roy married Cynthia A. Liebl on November 10, 1996 in Rockford, IL. Roy worked as a diesel mechanic in the Rockford and Belvidere, IL area for numerous years, retiring in 2018. Roy enjoyed spending time and helping at the Rockton American Legion. \nSurvivors include wife: Cindy; loving dogs Alley and Peanut; father Clifford Olson; brother Randy Olson, sister Robin Olson; numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his mother.\nPer Roy's request Cremation Rites to be Accorded with a Celebration of Life to be held Friday August 4, 2023 from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Rockton American Legion Post #332.