Roy Randal "Pop/Daddy Roy" Alsup

Roy Alsup

Roy Randal "Pops/Daddy Roy" Alsup, age 54 of Texarkana, TX, died Sunday, February 17, 2013 at his home.

Mr. Alsup was born September 5, 1958 in Murfreesboro, TN. He worked for Wendy's for a total of 30 years and for 20 of those years as a franchisee. He was a member of Hardy Memorial United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Heflin Alsup of Texarkana, TX; two sons, Aaron Alsup and Alex Alsup, both of Texarkana, TX; his mother, Cherry Garcia and husband C.J. of Murfreesboro, TN; one sister and brother-in-law, Rita and Sammy Bass; two brothers, Ronnie Alsup and Rodger Alsup, all of Murfreesboro, TN; mother-in-law, Oma Heflin of Texarkana, TX; and numerous other family members and friends.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, February 21, 2013 at Hardy Memorial United Methodist Church, with Rev. Preston Greenwaldt, and John and Susan Arnold officiating. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park under the direction of Texarkana Funeral Home, Texas.

Visitation will be Wednesday evening at the funeral home from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m.

Memorials can be made to Hospice of Texarkana, 803 Spruce St., Texarkana, TX 75503; Hardy Memorial United Methodist Church, 6203 N. Kings Hwy., Texarkana, TX; or the , 1301 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20004.

Register online at Texarkana Funeral Home, (903) 794-1200.

Published in The Daily News Journal on Feb. 19, 2013