James Thomas Royal, 59, died September 16, 2013.
He is preceded in death by his grandson, Tyler Peercy.
Surviving is his wife, Sara Wathen; Kelly Feldpausch, Jeremy Royal, Joshua Royal; 11 grandchildren; and a sister, Jenell Royal.
Memorial services 4 p.m. Saturday, September 21, 2013, at his home, 3727 Fischer Road, Owensboro. Haley-McGinnis & Owensboro Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.