Douglas Dean Royce, 56, of Bauxite passed away May 20, 2013.Â He was born Oct. 21, 1956, in Fontana, Calif., to John and Dottie Rolan Royce.
Dean was of the Baptist faith and worked at Landers Auto Dealership as a service tech since 1996.
He was preceded in death by his father, John Royce; grandparents, J.C. and Phyllis Rolan; and a grandson, Payton Conn.
He is survived by wife, Mechelle Royce of Bauxite; sons, Derek Royce and wife Regina of Benton and Aaron Royce of Chicago; a sister, Deborah Findley and husband Dan of Hot Springs; his mother, Dottie Royce of Benton; his stepchildren, Natasha Conn. and husband Ben of Benton and Kenneth Underwood of Columbia, Miss.; and seven grandchildren.
A graveside service by Ashby Funeral Home is scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday, May 23, at Pinecrest Memorial Park with Dan Findley officiating.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, at Ashby Funeral Home.
Online guestbook: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com.