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Roy Trantham

1941 - 2014
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Roy M. Trantham

Palm City, FL - Roy M. Trantham, 73, died March 17, 2014 after a long battle with leukemia. A memorial service will be held on Friday, March 21, 2014 at Palm City Presbyterian Church, 2700 S.W. Martin Highway, Palm City, Fl. at 12.00 noon.

Roy was born on February 10, 1941 in Asheville, N.C. He was involved in Nascar auto racing in engine development and as a driver. He moved to St. Croix, USVI where he was a managing partner in an automobile dealership and several related businesses. He moved to Palm City Florida in 1994 and stayed involved in the automotive world.

He was passionate about all animals and helped in animal rescue.

Roy was an avid airplane enthusiast, both flying airplanes and model airplanes.

He was an elder at Palm City Presbyterian Church.

He is survived by his loving wife, Lucia; his daughter, Regina and son in law, Earl, and his son, Roy III and grandchildren, Sydney, Rebecca and Travis and his brother Jim.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Rosetta Trantham.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to either the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, www., or the Humane Society of the Treasure Coast, 4100 SW Leighton Farm Ave, Palm City, FL 34990.

The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want.

Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Mar. 20, 2014
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