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Wimberly Calvin Royster

  • "Many thoughts and prayers to the family of Dr. Royster. I..."
    - Chris E.
  • "Prayers are with you all. I only knew Dr. Royster a short..."
    - Jenny Delap
  • "Wimberly has contributed so much to rural Appalachian..."
    - Jamie Foster
  • "A true scholar and a gentleman who will not be forgotten."
    - Bobbie Smith
  • "Betty and family, we are so sad for you and the rest of the..."
    - Starr & Randy Clay

LEXINGTON - Royster, Wimberly Calvin, was born January 12, 1925, near Robards, Henderson County, KY, and died at home surrounded by his family on Wednesday, February 19, 2014.

Visitation: Sunday, February 23, 2014 from 5-8 p.m. Milward-Southland, 391 Southland Drive, Lexington, KY 40503. Services: Monday, February 24, 2014 at 2 p.m. First United Methodist Church, 200 W. High St., Lexington, KY 40507, with interment to follow at the Lexington Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations be made to: Royster Graduate Student Excellence Award in Arts and Sciences, 100 Sturgill Development Building, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506-0015.

Funeral Home
Milward Funeral Directors
391 Southland Dr. Lexington, KY 40503
(859) 276-1415
Funeral Home Details
Published in The Courier-Journal on Feb. 21, 2014