Wednesday, May 17, 1944
Thursday, June 30, 2011
Tuesday, July 5, 2011 - 11:00am
North Side Baptist Church in Mineral Wells
Interment will follow in Whitt Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 pm Monday at White’s Funeral Home in Mineral Wells.
White’s Funeral Home
Royce was born on May 27, 1944 in Mineral Wells. He served in the Air Force reserves. He was a life-long resident of Mineral Wells.Along with his Dad, Royce built and operated the Dairy Mart until it was sold in 1970. He was co-publisher and editor of the Mineral Wells Reporter until it was sold to the Mineral Wells Index.Royce was a reporter for the Mineral Wells Index and a contributing reporter for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram for several years after selling the MW Reporter.
Royce is preceded in death by his parents, J. C. and Louise Purefoy.
Royce is survived by his brother, George Purefoy and wife, Debra; niece, Christal; all of Frisco, Texas; his aunt, Oneida Crounse of Mineral Wells; his uncle and aunt, Walter and Margaret Sears of Mount Vernon, Texas.