Vanzil Clinton Royster

image doveVanzil Clinton Royster, 82, of Quincy, passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017, at Ohio State University Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.

He was born in Brushart, September 14, 1934, a son of the late Arthur Royster and Bertha Horsley Royster. He was a retired carman welder for CSX Railroad and was of the Christian faith.

Survivors include his wife, Helen Thurman Royster, whom he married December 3, 2010; four sons, Vanzil “Clinton” and Cindy  Royster of Manassas, Virginia, Arthur “Nick” and Ginger Royster, Mark and Kathy Royster, and Terry and Marcella Royster, all of South Shore; a stepson, Ronald W. Fraley of Quincy; two stepdaughters, Shirley Stewart of South Webster, Ohio, and Loma Watts of Cumming, Georgia; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his first wife,  Mary C. Moore in 2004; a stepdaughter, Freda Terry; three brothers, Elvie Royster, Hobart Royster and Shirl Royster; and four sisters, Thelma Rhoden, Alma McKenzie, Matilda Martin and Shelby Pope.

Services will be at 1:00 p.m. Monday, August 14, 2017, at Roberson Funeral Home in South Shore with Gary Vaughn officiating. Burial will follow in Grizzle Cemetery at Garrison. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Sunday, August 13, and from noon until the funeral hour on Monday.

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