Ernest Leroy “Roy” Thomsen, a former police officer for East Hampton Town, died at Southampton Hospital on February 20, 2013. He was 84 years old. Born in Queens, N.Y. on May 30, 1928, he was the son of Ernest and Jessie (Bachelor) Thomsen.
Mr. Thomsen attended high school in Queens, before moving to East Hampton, where he was a member of the PBA, the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He served with the U.S. Army.
Mr. Thomsen was predeceased by his wife, the former Ruth Hildreth. He is survived by a daughter, Linda Sattler of Houston Texas. He was predeceased by a son, Jay Thomsen.
He is also survived by longtime companion, Ann Adele Watson and brothers Robert Thomsen and Kenneth Thomsen (and wife Lois) all of Essex. Conn. He was predeceased by brother Richard Thomsen.
He is also survived by niece Kimberly Thomsen and nephews Brian and Keith Thomsen.
A memorial service will be held at a future date.