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David Royle

February 25, 1947 — February 28, 2020

David Royle

**The Celebration of Life that was scheduled for Mr. Royle has been postponed**

ELLAVILLE, GA – Mr. David Barry Royle, 73, of Ellaville, GA, passed away on Friday, February 28, 2020, at his residence. 

Dave was born February 25, 1947, to William H. and Olga Krywy Royle.  He was an avid music lover and had played guitar in numerous bands including The John Penny Band and Bad Habit. He spoke often of his tenure with The John Penny Band. Dave was employed on the line at Champion before working at Kirby’s Package Store. He was well known in the community and always had a smile to share. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Kathie Royle, his son, Steve Royle, and his brother and sister-in-law, Tom and Sherry Royle.

 He is survived by his nephew, Shawn and Angel Royle; by two great nieces and a great nephew, Bell Royle, Kaylen Mathis and Naythan Mathis all of Ellaville, GA.

You may sign the online guest book and share your own special thoughts and memories with the family by visiting Way-Watson Funeral Home’s web site at

     Way-Watson Funeral Home of Ellaville, GA has been entrusted with the arrangements.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of David Royle, please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Celebration of Life

Friday, March 20, 2020

Starts at 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

American Legion (Ellaville, GA)

142 GA-153, Ellaville, GA 31806

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