The Richmond Register


October 8, 2013

Jerry Royalty, 58

RICHMOND — Jerry Royalty, 58, of Richmond, husband of Betty Collins Royalty, passed away Monday, October 7, 2013, at his home.

He was born in Mercer County on January 23, 1955, to James Everett and Mary Ann Steele Royalty.

He retired from General Electric and was a sports car enthusiast. He loved the ocean and spending time sailing.

He was a devout husband, loving father and grandfather and friend to many. He was also a deacon at the Big Hill Christian Church.

In addition to his wife, Jerry is survived by: a son, Kelly Nathan Royalty and fiancé Amber Coffey of Richmond; his mother, Mary Ann Steele Royalty; two sisters, Patricia Ann Haertel, and Susan G. Maybrier and husband Roger, all of Versailles; his grandchildren, Haley Brooke and Lily Grace Royalty; and his uncle, aunts, nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.

He is preceded in death by his father and a son, Ryan Royalty.

The funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday, October 11, 2013, at the Big Hill Christian Church, Goggins Lane, Richmond, with Bro. Jim Riggs, Bro. Bob Coldiron and Bro. Bud Cornelison officiating. Burial will follow in the Athens Cemetery of Fayette County.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the church.

Pallbearers will be his nephews: Chase Haertel, Roger Maybrier Jr., Dewayne Napier, Kevin Collins, Michael Collins, Aaron Collins and Shane Collins.

Honorary pallbearers will be John “Sub” McBeth, Joe Weber and Roger Maybrier.

Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Text Only
  • 07.27 Estes photo.jpg Mrs. Juanita Bernice Estes, 83

    Mrs. Juanita Bernice Estes, 83, of Poosey Ridge, widow of Garnett “Frog” Estes, passed away Friday, July 25, 2014.

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • Tom H. Rogers, 84

    Tom H. Rogers, age 84, of Jones Road in Berea, passed away Friday July 25, 2014, at The Terrace Nursing Home.

    July 26, 2014

  • Barbara Jayne Green Powell, 52

    Barbara Jayne Green Powell, 52, of Richmond, passed away, Friday, July 25, 2014, at the UK Medical Center in Lexington.

    July 26, 2014

  • William “Billy” Francis Isaacs, 65

    William “Billy” Francis Isaacs, 65, passed away Monday, July 21, 2014, at the Compassionate Care Center.

    July 26, 2014

  • William ‛Billy’ F. Isaacs, 65

    William “Billy” F. Isaacs, 65, passed away Monday, July 21, 2014.
    Services will be conducted 2 p.m. Monday, July 28, at Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with visitation from 11 a.m.

    July 26, 2014

  • Rufus Walker West, 91

    Rufus Walker West, 91, of Richmond, died Thursday, July 24, 2014.
    Visitation will be at from 5 to 8 p.m., Sunday, July 27, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home.

    July 26, 2014

  • 07.25 Brandenburg.jpg Leona W. 'Granny' Brandenburg, 90

    Leona W. “Granny” Brandenburg, 90, passed away Wednesday morning, July 23, 2014, at the Compassionate Care Center.

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Patrick O. Campbell, 42

    Services for Patrick O. Campbell, 42, husband of Amber Campbell and son to Mary Lee Brooks, will be conducted 1 p.m. Saturday, July 26, at First Baptist Church, 425 Eastern Bypass, Richmond. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. at the church.

    July 24, 2014

  • 07.25 Gilbert photo.jpg Ozella Hurst Gilbert, 90

    Ozella Hurst Gilbert, 90, of Berea, Kentucky, passed away Wednesday, July 23, 2014.

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • James Harris Jr., 83

    James Harris Jr., 83, formerly of Richmond, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

    July 24, 2014