Royce Jasper, 61, of Science Hill, Kentucky, passed away Monday, May 1, 2017 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.
He was born in Somerset, Kentucky on February 12, 1956; son of the late Clyde and Dorothy Sweet Jasper. He a retired Heavy Equipment Machine Operator for Jasper & Jasper Coal.
He is survived by a son, Brandon Royce Jasper of Arlington, VA.; a brother, Ricky T. Jasper of Oneida, TN.; three sisters, Judi & (Ree) Wilson of Lexington, KY., Betty Joan & (Danny) Alexander of Science Hill, KY., and Jennifer Keith of Grassy, MO.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Ronald Jasper; and one sister, June Hammel.
A funeral service will be held at 2 PM, Thursday, May 4, 2017 at the chapel of Morris & Hislope Funeral Home with Bro. Ed Massey officiating.
Burial will be in Shady Grove Cemetery.
Visitation for Royce Jasper will be after 11 AM, Thursday, May 4, 2017 at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home.
Morris & Hislope Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.