Vernon Richard Royse

Dec 11, 1943 - Oct 25, 2019
Age : 75
North Vernon, Indiana

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Vernon Richard Royse, 75, of North Vernon, passed away at 6:00 a.m. on Friday, October 25, 2019 at Majestic Care in North Vernon. He was born on December 11, 1943 in Los Angeles, California the son of Vernon Royse and Beatrice (James) Meadows. Vernon was raised in Jennings County and was a former employee of HRC Roofing. He enjoyed fishing and hunting. Survivors include his daughters, Rebecca Jean (Jeff) Lucas of North Vernon, Cindy Royse of Jennings County; his sons, Richard Allen (Penny) Royse, Kenneth Eugene (Sherry) Royse, and Jeffrey (Julie) Royse all of North Vernon; his sister, Judy Gatrell of Fishers; his brother, Calvin (Etta) Royse of North Vernon; his half-sisters, Joyce Kleber of North Vernon and Linda Ailes of Westport; his half-brothers, Loren Edward "Eddie" Montgomery, Larry Montgomery both of North Vernon and Robert T. "Bobby" (Betty) Meadows of Westport; 18 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, son, Darren Scott Royse; half-brother, William Ronald "Billy" Meadows and half-sister, Carol Ann Large. Funeral Services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at the Bass & Gasper Funeral Home in Westport with Rev. Mitch Harrell officiating. Burial will follow at Rockcreek Cemetery. A time of visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. until time of service. Memorial contributions may be made to the Freedom Hunt through the funeral home.