Gary "Sonny" Royce

Obituary of Gary "Sonny" Wayne Royce

Gary “Sonny” Wayne Royce, age 69, of Hot Springs Village, Arkansas died Saturday, February 23, 2019 at CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs of Hot Springs, AR.  Gary was born April 30, 1949 in Dermott, AR to the late Woodson Royce and the late Doris Maedelle (Hollis) Royce. He was a member of Irons Chapel Freewill Baptist Church in Dibble, Oklahoma. Sonny was a Minister, propane truck driver for years, and retired from Walmart after 17years. 


Preceded in death by his parents, sister, Sue Perkins, and granddaughter, Callie King.


He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Leatha Marie Lynn Royce of Hot Springs Village, AR, two daughters, Marie (Ricky) Pope of Moore, OK and Kacey (Glen) Prince of Hot Springs Village, AR, and one son, Steven (Thomas) Royce of Oklahoma City, OK; two sisters, Nancy and Wilma Royce both of Lake Village, AR, 12 grandchildren and nieces, nephews and friends.


Visitation will be from 12:00pm-2:00pm on Wednesday, February 27 at Bishop-King Funeral Home in Lake Village, AR with Funeral Services following at 2:00pm.  Burial will be in Montrose City Cemetery under the direction of Bishop-King Funeral Home of Lake Village, Arkansas.