Wilfred J. (Will) Royal

Published 10:49 am Tuesday, December 27, 2011

July 1, 1930 –

Dec. 25, 2011

The graveside funeral service for Wilfred J. (Will) Royal, 81, of Bainbridge will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011, at Oak City Cemetery with Pastor Jeff Stapleton officiating. The family will receive friends at the cemetery immediately following the service.

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Will was born July 1, 1930 in Kingsland, Ga., the son of Binion Royal and Winnie Lott Royal. He died Dec. 25, 2011, at his residence. He was a graduate of Kingsland High School and the University of Florida. He was a retired forester from the Georgia Forestry Commission and was of the Methodist faith.

Survivors include his wife, Martha Shirley Royal of Bainbridge; his son, Richard J. Gordon of Tallahassee, Fla.; his daughters, Deborah Gordon Bobroskie of Tallahassee, Dawn Gordon Easom of Tallahassee; and three grandchildren, Edwin Collette, Joe Bobroskie and Tim Bobroskie.

Ivey Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.