ALICE, Texas – Lee Roy Witten, 68, passed away March 20, 2010 in a Corpus Christi hospital.  He was born May 4, 1941 in Ben Bolt, Texas, to John and Blanche Witten.  He worked in the oilfield and was an Army veteran of  the Vietnam War.  He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Gerald and Dale Witten.

Survivors include his wife, Rosemary Engle Witten of Alice; two daughters, Mary Beth Witten of Alice and Melissa Witten of San Antonio; one sister, Doris (Gene) Barnes of Alice; one brother, Robert (Ann) Witten of Alice and one grandchild.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. with the family present from 5 to 7 p.m.  Tuesday, March 23, 2010. Funeral services will be conducted  at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at the Holmgreen Mortuary Chapel.  Burial will follow in Alice Cemetery.

Arrangements entrusted to Holmgreen Mortuary, Inc.