April 15, 1945 - February 18, 2022
Butch Royson, 76, of Ridgeway, died Friday, February 18, 2022. Born April 15, 1945, in Sumter, SC, he was a son of the late William Thomas Royson, Sr. and Elizabeth Brunson Royson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Michael Royson. Prior to his retirement, Butch was employed at DuPont in Lugoff, SC, for over 47 years. Always on the go, Butch also owned and operated a successful lawn care business. He was a man of deep faith who read his bible daily. Butch was a dedicated member of Sandy Level Baptist Church in Blythewood. He served the church in many capacities, including, Deacon, Sunday school teacher, and Chairman of the building and grounds committee, just to name a few. Butch loved to spend time outdoors. Some of his favorite hobbies were golfing, camping, hunting, fishing, woodworking, and riding his Harley Davidson. When he was younger, Butch played softball and volunteered as an Umpire. Of all his accomplishments, Butch was most proud of his family and the joy they brought him. Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Debbie Baxter Royson; children, Lee Royson (Donna) of Blythewood, Bryan Royson (Laurie) of Columbia, and Andrew Royson (Katie) of Blythewood; grandchildren, Courtney Royson, Anthony Giugliano (Jennifer) Callie Royson, and Coty Royson; great grandchildren, Maria and Jonathan Giugliano; brother, Bill Royson (Susiene) of Elgin; sister, Linda Royson of Sandy Run; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and other extended family. The funeral service for Butch will be held at 2 o'clock, Monday, February 21st, at Sandy Level Baptist Church, 408 Blythewood Rd, Blythewood, SC 29016. Burial will immediately follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the funeral service in the church fellowship hall beginning at 1 o'clock. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the Oliver Gospel Mission, 1100 Taylor St., Columbia, SC 29201 or by visiting OliverGospel.org. For the health and safety of the family, as well as all individuals attending, the family suggests all guests wear masks or other approved face coverings to avoid the potential spread of the COVID-19 virus.
Butch Royson, 76, of Ridgeway, died Friday, February 18, 2022. Born April 15, 1945, in Sumter, SC, he was a son of the late William Thomas Royson, Sr. and Elizabeth Brunson Royson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his... View Obituary & Service Information
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