STALLINGS, Royce Oscar Jr. 83, of Palm Harbor, FL, passed away April, 2, 2021. Royce was born in Tampa, FL. He graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in agriculture. Royce founded Stallings Farms, Inc. in Naples, FL where he grew tomatoes, strawberries, citrus, and more. He was a generous, loving, family man, and a dedicated father to his son, Justin. He had a passion for fishing, hiking, and loved the outdoors. Royce is predeceased by his parents, Royce Oscar Stallings Jr. and Maudell Hamilton and his sister Betty Gene Stallings Harvey. He is survived by his son, Justin Royce Stallings; his sister, Joyce Stallings as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Graveside service will take place at 3 pm, April 9, 2021 at Woodlawn Cemetary in Tampa. Arrangements handled by Blount & Curry McDill, 813-876-2421.
Published in Tampa Bay Times on Apr. 7, 2021.