Royce Ray McQueary, age 78 of Russell Springs, was born on June 15, 1944 and departed this life on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at Fairoaks Nursing Home in Jamestown.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ruby and Tina Flanagan McQueary, one son, Mark McQueary, one sister Vivian Eastham and a brother, Glenville McQueary.
He is survived by one daughter Vickie (Dwight) Richards of Jamestown, two sons, Darrell (Janet) McQueary and Timothy McQueary and one daughter-in-law, Allison McQueary all of Russell Springs
10 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren survive along with three brothers, Ronald (Wanda) McQueary, Larry (LaDonna) McQueary and Jimmy (Jeanie) McQueary of Russell Springs as well as a host of nieces and nephews, family and friends who mourn his passing.
Royce’s favorite pastime when he was younger was showing his prized mules, and he won several local and state competitions with them over the years.
He was a former Russell County Road Department employee having served as foreman and was a farmer.
Funeral services will be on Friday, January 20, 2023 at 2 PM in the chapel of Wilson Funeral Home, visitation will be after 10 AM until time of service on Friday, January 20, 2023.
Bro. Bobby Connor and Bro. Joe Sullivan are the officiating clergy.
Interment will be in the Russell Springs City Cemetery.
Wilson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.