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Thomas August Royer

May 31, 1947 - November 13, 2015

Thomas August Royer, 68 of Prescott Valley, AZ, died at 11:33 am, Friday, November 13, 2015 at Scottsdale/Osborn Hospital in Scottsdale, AZ. He was born May 31, 1947 in Springfield, to Ralph Andrew Royer and Mabel Lucile Mosley.

He is survived by one daughter, Rhonda Royer (companion: Dan Means) of Springfield, IL; one son, Mickey Royer of Tacoma, WA and three grandchildren Tanner, Kendall and Keaten Means. Other surviving relatives include, Melissa Farley, Ruben (Leann Todd) Royer, Ronald Moore, Scott Royer and Mary Royer and many great nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Robert A. Royer and Ronald W. Royer; one sister, Marilyn Moore and granddaughter, Elissa Farley.

Thomas was a resident of Arizona for the past ten years. The previous five years he resided in Nevada and Florida 30 years prior to that.

He was a US Army veteran serving during the Vietnam War. He was a member of VA and DAV and awarded three Bronze Stars. He enjoyed traveling and the outdoors and liked staying physically active.

Visitation: 11 am – 1pm, Monday, November 23, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home.

Funeral Service: 1 pm, Monday, November 23, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home with Pastor Mike Harney officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery, where military honors will be conducted by the Sangamon County Inter Veterans Burial Detail and the United States Army.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Disabled American Veterans.

Visitation Information

Date: Monday, November 23, 2015

Time: 11:00 am - 01:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map


Service Information

Date: Monday, November 23, 2015

Time: 01:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map


Cemetery Information

Date: Monday, November 23, 2015

Camp Butler National Cemetery

Address:

5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL, 62707

(217) 492-4070 Map


Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to the Disabled American Veterans.


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