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Royce, Richard Rolland
Robert Rolland Royce, age 86, of Galesburg, Illinois died on Thursday, February 18, 2010 at 1:22 A.M. at the Knox County Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center in Knoxville, Illinois.

He was born on October 7, 1923 in Galesburg, Illinois the son of Loyd and Lois Pauline Ross Royce.

Surviving are his special friends: Phillip Malcolm of Galesburg, Illinois and Damaris Horn of Galesburg, Illinois.

He was reared and educated in Galesburg, Illinois, graduating from Galesburg High School in Galesburg, Illinois.

He lived in Galesburg all of his life. He was a mail contractor, delivering mail in Rural Knox County Area for 57 years.

He enjoyed trap shooting, was a member of the Amateur Trap Shooting Association and was the Illinois State Singles Trap Shooting Champion in 1973. He was a member of the Galesburg Motorcycle Club, Galesburg, Illinois and the American Motorcycle Association. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.

Visitation will be held from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Saturday, February 20, 2010 at the Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Homes & Crematory in Knoxville, Illinois. There will be no Funeral Services. Cremation Rites will be accorded.

Memorials may be made to the Galesburg Motorcycle Club, Galesburg, Illinois. Online condolences may be left at and sympathy cards sent through ww.hurd-hendricksfuneralhomes.com.
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