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Royce, 87, born in Hyden, Kentucky, on March 26, 1936, passed away Sunday, September 10, 2023, in Sarasota, FL. Royce is survived by his wife, Evelyn; brother, Larry Miller, daughters: Elaine (Sean) McMichael, Evelyn (Doug) Sabbag, and Edwina Miller: stepdaughter, Angel Lindquist; stepson, Bob (Denise) Marks; his granddaughter, Melody McMi-chael; his grandson, Ryan (Avalon) McMichael; granddaughters, Hannah Marks and Angelica Lindquist; and his great-grand-daughter, Symphony McMichael.
He was preceded in death by his father Fred, mother Lula, and brother Raymond.
Royce had a rewarding career in guidance counseling at Moore Haven High and went on to teach at Palatka Middle School and Venice High School. Royce was an active member at Trinity United Methodist Church.
A celebration of his life will be held at his church at 4150
S. Shade St., Sarasota, FL on Saturday, September 16, 2023 at 11:00 A.M., with a reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Royce’s memory may be made to Trinity UMC Missions. An online obituary and guest book to share memories is available on the Neptune Society www.neptunesociety.com.