Aron L. Royer, 84, of Brazil, passed away at Exceptional Living Center of Brazil, Sept. 27, 2017. He was born in Bowling Green, Ind., June 9, 1933, the son of Virgil "Doc" and Nellie (Kitch) Royer.
Aron graduated from Bowling Green High School, where he played basketball. Aron married Pauline Yvonne Moss on May 24, 1953. He served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. After returning from the military, Aron worked as a barber, a real estate agent and an auctioneer. During the 2010 Census, Aron worked for the Census Bureau and worked as the Assessor at the Courthouse.
Aron was a past member of the Elks, Realtors Association, where he had served as past president, Brazil Rotary where also he served as past president and the Clay County Hospital Board. He was a founding member of the Wabash Valley Auto Racing Fan Club. Aron was an avid fan of automobile racing and spent numerous seasons pushing cars for Terre Haute Action Track.
Aron was preceded in death by his parents, Virgil and Nellie Royer; a son, Darren Scott Royer; his sister, Mary Lou Coley; two brothers, Virgil Lemoine Royer and Leon Royer; a sister-in-law, Francella Royer; and two brothers-in-law, Wayne Coley and Marvin Campbell.
Aron is survived by his sons, Donnell K. Royer and wife Teresa of Barstow and Darrell and Annette Royer of Brazil; a daughter, Darla Hayes and husband Terry of Brazil; grandchildren, Jacob Royer (Amanda), Abraham Royer, Isaac Royer, Simon Royer, Jason Royer (Gina), Dustin Royer (Krissy), Shawn Royer (Sarah), Rachelle Royer, Shelly Amerman (Troy), Jennifer Hayes, and Natalie Hayes; great-grandchildren, Aron, Kelly, Brooklynne, Bristol, Bronx, Hadley, Reese, Dylan, Lily, Cora, Carrington, Aiden, Ryleigh, and Audrie; a brother, Leroy Royer and wife Barbara; a sister, Madonna Campbell; and a sister-in-law, Regina Royer; as well as a large extended family and friends.
Visitation will be at Lawson-Miller Chapel, 1702 E. National Ave., Brazil, Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, from 3 until 7 p.m. Services will follow at 7 p.m. with Pastor Bob Kumpf officiating. Burial will be at Clearview Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a local charity of your choice. To light a candle in his memory, visit:
Published on September 28, 2017