Roy Shelton Drury, 73, of Waynesville passed away Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, at his residence following an extended illness.

Born in White Oak, his parents were Fred Fulton Drury Sr. and Elizabeth Brockington Drury. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Linda Crews Drury; his daughter, Ponda Drury; and four brothers, Fred Fulton Drury Jr., Jack Drury, Jimmy Drury and John Drury.

Roy worked many years in maintenance for Rich Products. He was a member of Horse Stamp United Methodist Church and enjoyed pulp wooding, fishing and running his sawmill.

Survivors include his wife, Darlene Wisham Drury of Waynesville; three daughters and sons-in-law, Pam and Brad Crosby of Kingsland, Elizabeth and Robbie Millican of White Oak and Karon and John Keene of Waynesville; seven grandchildren, Aly and Haylee Millican, Cody and Chloe Crosby, Kali Bennett, Samara Strickland and Addison Keene; his brother and sister-in-law, Russell and Vera Drury of Jacksonville, Fla.; and his sister, Minnie Ratliff of Alabama. Also several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Visitation was held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, at Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.

A funeral service was held at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 2, at Frye Funeral Home with the Rev. Joey Chancey officiating.

Burial followed in Oak Grove Cemetery in St. Marys.

Pallbearers will be Steve Drury, Randy Drury, Russ Drury, Phillip Head, Jared Bellflower, Cody Crosby and David Drury.

Honorary pallbearers were William Sizemore, Wetzel Head, Paul Drury, Larry Daniels and Junior Boyd.

Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at fryefh.com.

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