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Every few years, the Olympic Games return to thrill us with pageantry and drama, intense competition, and moving personal stories. Whether celebrating victory or suffering agonizing defeat, Olympians inspire us with their passion and dedication. This memorial site was created to remember athletes, coaches and others with the Olympic spirit who strived to go "Faster, Higher, Stronger."

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Remembering the life, death and legacy of Olympian James Royer

James L. Royer age 87, of Louisville, left this world and went to be with his savior on Friday, July 3, 2015. He was born in Canton, Ohio on July 28, 1927 to the late Lester C. and Maude (Moomaw) Royer. Jim was a 1945 graduate of Louisville High School. He was retired from Waikem Motors and was a World War II Army Veteran. He was an active member of Fairhope United Methodist Church and the Stark County Bicycle Club; he also enjoyed square dancing in the past. Last year he participated in...
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Clayton KENNY Obituary (OttawaCitizen)

KENNY, Clayton Orten December 21, 1928 – June...

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Jo Ann Ward Obituary (NewsObserver)

Jo Ann Merritt Ward June 22, 1956 –...

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June 7, 2015 Robert Francis Hoag, Jr. died...

James Little Obituary (SGVTribune)

James H. Little June 27, 1938 - June 13, 2015 ...

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Richard Porter Obituary (Atlanta)

PORTER, Richard Alton One in a million!...

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Our beloved husband, father and friend,...

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