Richard Royster

Richard Royster

Tuesday, May 7th, 2019
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Richard Harley Royster 75, of Marion, passed away May 7, 2019, at his residence. Services will be held May 9, 2019, at 11 a.m. from Hopewell Baptist Church with Rev. John Nicholson and Rev. George Washburn. Burial will follow in the Church Cemetery. Kirk Funeral Homes Marion Chapel is directing.

He was born June 4, 1943, in Perry County, to the Hasten James and Ora Mae Nichols Royster.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, William Royster, Leonard Royster, and James Royster.

Surviving Richard is his wife, Shirley Ann Hartley Royster; daughter, Sonya Royster Henry (Luke); sister, Elise Mae Johnson, Geraldine Skinner, Shirley Hobson, and Christine Lawson; sister in law, Thomasine Royster; brothers, Clarence Royster (Vinnie) and Pete Royster (Kay); grandchildren, Dylan Henry and Justin Henry.

Pallbearers will be Brad Hobson, Chase Hobson, Johnny Swindal, Scott Swindal, S B Pope, Little Pete Royster, Johnathon Royster, Cody Royster, and Colby Royster.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Alabama Children Hospital Foundation, 1600 7th Ave. South, Birmingham, Al., 35233.
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    Thursday, May 9th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Thursday, May 9th, 2019 11:00am
    Hopewell Baptist Church
    1570 Hopewell Church Road
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Alfreda Jackson Hogan

Posted at 04:57pm
Praying for the family


Posted at 02:01pm
May the God of all comfort strengthen your family during the time of deep sorrow. Please be comforted by the knowledge that your loved one is in God's memory and the he promises to resurrect them. (John 5:28, 29) For they are precious in his eyes. My sincerest condolences go out to you and your family. (Psalm 116:15)

Earle Ashe

Posted at 01:36pm
Prayers and thoughts are with family at this difficult time. God Bless! Deepest Sympathy!

John Crawford

Posted at 08:00pm
Shirley, Sonya, and family,

I am deeply saddened by the news of Richard’s passing. He was among the most decent men I have ever known. Please know that you are all close to my heart and will be in my prayers. John Crawford

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