Visitation with the family will be held at Nimrod Baptist Church on Friday, July 16, 2010, from 6-8 p.m.. The memorial service will be held at Nimrod Baptist Church on Saturday, July 17, 2010, at 10 a.m. with burial of the cremains to follow in the Nimrod Cemetery.
Royce was born June 8, 1935, to Rosa Arminua (Stewart) Taylor and William Robert Taylor in Gorman, Texas. He married Bobbie June Spink on August 15, 1960. Royce attended Cisco public schools. He worked for Southern Television Cable and later drove trucks for Dene’s Water Hauling and Thornton’s Feed Mill.
He is survived by his wife, Bobbie. He is also survived by the following nieces and nephews: Katherine Krensavage, Doris Sumrow, Linda Bloomingdale, Sammie Best, Glennis Boyd, Larry Jacobs, Jimmy Taylor Frederick, Keith Taylor, and Jerry Taylor.
He was preceded in death by sisters: Gearldine Taylor, Velma Ridout, Eulene Jacobs; and Doloris Lewis, and by brothers: Arlie Taylor, Robert Jackson, Elward Taylor, Autrey Taylor, and Rayford Taylor. A niece, Audrey McMinn, also predeceased him.