Asa Eugene Royalty, 81, of Lawrenceburg, died Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at Frankfort Regional Medical Center.
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He was born in Washington County to the late Asa R. and Margaret Belle Hatchett Royalty.
He was a farmer, insurance salesman, and had a great love of music, playing the piano and several other instruments.
He attended Mt. Olivet Baptist Church. He was on the school board for Washington County Board of Education for 20 years and a memberof the Kentucky Baptist Association and State Farm Bureau Board.
Mr. Royalty is survived by his wife of 25 years, Norma Jean Bowen Royalty, Lawrenceburg; son, Tony S. (Angela) Royalty, Springfield; daughter, Kitty (Eddie) Stevens, Lawrenceburg; step children, Pam Robinson and friend Dave Smiley, and Donna (Bobby) Rodgers, both of Lawrenceburg, Mark (Dana) Robinson, Versailles, and Bill (Anna) Robinson, Harrodsburg; grandchildren, Derek Royalty, Lebanon, Brittany Schuler, Jacob Schuler, Brook ( Josh) Drury, and Brittany Stevens, all of Lawrenceburg; greatgrandchild, Avery Jane Drury, Lawrenceburg; step grandchildren, Jarred Rodgers, Lawrenceburg, and Major, Hunter and Ashley Robinson, all of Lexington.
He was preceded in death by a grandson, Nathan Anthony Royalty; brothers, Harvey, Henry, and Keith Royalty; sisters, Mallie Helen Blacketer and Nina Wilson.
Funeral services were Saturday, Aug. 16 at Gash Memorial Chapel with Bro. Al Peach and Bro. Oliver Hawkins, Sr. officiating. Burial was in Lawrenceburg Cemetery.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 663 Teton Trail, Frankfort, KY 40601 or a
Casketbearers were Calvin Bowen, Raymond Bowen, Maurice Wilson, Rudy Gabhart, Jarred Rodgers and Jerry Royalty.
Grandchildren served as honorary bearers.
Gash Memorial Chapel
322 South Main Street
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342-0316
Published in The Anderson News on Aug. 20, 2014