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Jimmy Boyd Royal

February 15, 1940 May 30, 2018
Jimmy Boyd Royal
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Obituary for Jimmy Boyd Royal

Mr. Jimmy Boyd Royal, age 78 of North Wilkesboro, passed away Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at his home.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM, Saturday, June 2, 2018 at Reins Sturdivant Chapel with Rev. Roger Wagoner and Rev. Earl Rakes officiating. Burial will be in Mountlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 Friday evening at Reins Sturdivant Funeral Home.

Mr. Royal was born February 15, 1940 in Wilkes County to Coy Lee and Mertie Ennis Wyatt Royal. He was retired from Tyson Foods where he worked as Assistant Breeder Manager. During his employment at Tyson, Mr. Royal received the Service Man of the year award. Mr. Royal served in the United States Army and was a member of Blue Ridge Tabernacle Church where he served as a Deacon. He was also a member of the Silver Striders.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters; Connie Sheets, Callie Wagoner and Marie Perry and three brothers; Claude Royal, Jack Royal and Bob Royal.

He is survived by his wife; Betty Lou Royal of the home, a daughter; Angela Chappell and husband Dale of North Wilkesboro, a son; Gregory Royal and wife Tracy of Claremont, three grandchildren; Kayla Nicole Royal, Brianna Hughes and Jonathan Helms, three great grandchildren; Kambry Royal (Papa’s Little Princess), Cameron Helms and Michael Hedrick, III and a sister; Edna Mae Stamper and husband Fred of China Grove.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Wake Forest Care at Home Hospice, 126 Executive Drive Suite 110 Wilkesboro, NC 28697.

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6:00 PM 6/1/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 6/1/2018 8:00:00 PM
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home

270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home
270 Armory Road North Wilkesboro 28659 NC
United States





11:00 AM 6/2/2018 11:00:00 AM
Reins-Sturdivant Chapel

Vannoy Road
McGrady, NC 28649

Reins-Sturdivant Chapel
Vannoy Road McGrady 28649 NC

Cemetery Details


Mountain View Cemetery Final Resting Place

Hays, NC 28635

Hays 28635 NC

Memorial Contribution

Wake Forest Baptist Care at Home Hospice

126 Executive Drive, Suite 110
Wilkesboro, NC 28697

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