Photo courtesy of Rudy-Rowland Funeral Home - Henderson


Henderson, Kentucky

Apr 12, 1943 – Aug 20, 2021 (Age 78)


April 12, 1943
August 20, 2021
Henderson, Kentucky


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Rudy-Rowland Funeral Home - Henderson Obituary

            Larry Gene Royster, 78, of Henderson, Kentucky, went to be with the Lord on Friday, August 20, 2021, at St. Anthony’s Hospice Lucy Smith King Center.

            He was born and raised in Henderson, Kentucky.  Larry was a sport parachutist and enjoyed golf and hunting.  He worked for Whirlpool Corporation as a tool and die maker for 25 years and then for his brother, Ronald, at Royster’s Machine Shop as a purchasing agent for 23 years.  Larry was a friendly man loved and respected by many.

            He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles William and Margaret Ellen Clark Royster; his sister, Jo Elaine Smith; and his brother, Ronald G. Royster.

            Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Lula M. Royster; two children, Richard Royster and his wife, Terry, of Lexington, Kentucky, and Carrie Lane and her husband, Michael, of Henderson, Kentucky; three grandchildren, Stormie Boswell and her husband, Micah, Jacob Royster, and Maddie Royster; and nieces and nephews.

            Services will be at noon Tuesday at Rudy-Rowland Funeral Home.  Burial will be in Fernwood Cemetery.

            Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday and until service time Tuesday at the funeral home.

            Contributions may be made to St. Anthony’s Hospice or the Humane Society of Henderson County.

            Pallbearers will be Jacob Royster, Mike Royster, Robby Royster, Michael Lane, Jim Bugg, and Micah Boswell.

            Online condolences may be made at

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Sending prayers to all the family . We have been neighbors for many years . You all have my sincere condolences.

Very friendly man