Royce "Dink" Prentice(1943-2011)

On Friday, September 30, 2011, the guiding light of our life was called home, at the age of 67 years, 9 months and 23 days. He was born on Tuesday, December 7, 1943 in Durant, Oklahoma to Roy and Lora Prentice. He will be loved and missed.

Royce was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Lora Prentice.

He is survived by his son, Corey Prentice and wife Kara; daughter, Reginia (Cissy) Prentice; brother, Rickey Prentice and wife Thelia; grandchildren, Roy Joe and wife Brittiney Prentice, Kaylee and Michael Trammell; nephew, Robert Prentice and wife Tina; niece, Tina Pigg and husband Jason, LaDonna Barkley Hobbs; great-nieces; Hanna Pigg, Sophie Pigg, Preslie Pigg, and Ciara Hobbs; great-nephews Wyatt Prentice and Eli Hobbs; his best friends, Odis and Carolyn Row, the mother of his children, Virginia Hansen and his caregiver, Crystal Thomas.

Family and friends are invited to say their goodbyes to Dink at his home, Monday, October 3, 2011, Calera Oklahoma, from 6 - 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, bring Ice Cream and/or marbles.

We love you, Dad.

Family and friends may send online condolences and view tributes at

Services are under the direction of Holmes-Coffey-Murray Funeral Home, Durant, Oklahoma.

Published in The Herald Democrat on Oct. 2, 2011