William “Bill” Thomas Royson, Jr. (79) of Elgin, South Carolina passed away on Tuesday, June 21, 2022. He was surrounded by those he loved and cherished most.
Bill was born to William Thomas Royson, Sr. and Maggie Elizabeth Royson (Brunson) on March 22, 1943. He graduated from Dentsville High School in 1961 and entered into the service of the United States Air Force. After retiring from active duty, he transferred into the Air National Guard where he served until he retired in 1999. He completed his studies with Midlands Technical College 1999 and became certified as an Electrical Code Journeyman.
Bill was a proud man that put God, Country, and Family above all.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers Butch and Michael. He is survived by his wife Susiene Royson, sister Linda Royson, sons Tommy Royson, Bobby (Cindy) Royson, Dean (Christy) Royson, daughter Wendy (Robert) Gaitan, stepchildren, several grandchildren, and great grandchildren as well as his tractor pulling, coffee drinking best friend, Jimmy Taylor.
Services will be held on Thursday June 30, 2022 at 12:00pm at the Fort Jackson National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to your favorite charity or organization in Bill’s name.
The family will be receiving guests following the service at: Little Pigs BBQ 4927 Alpine Rd, Columbia, SC 29223