- Age: 82
- Interview Date: 10/1/2008
- Interviewer: Michael Maniscalso, Illinois State Museum
- Interview Length: 102 minutes Sit-Down Interview
- County: Rock Island
- Roy is a retired mechanical engineer who began working for John Deere & Company in 1950. He designed and tested many pieces of Deere equipment, including tractor seats, roll-over cages, and power take-off (PTO) shields.