August 6, 1936 - June 27, 2020
Services for Royce E. Jordan, Sr., 83, of Tyler will be held on Thursday, July 2, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at Cathedral in the Pines Cemetery with Dr. David Dykes and Cody Jordan officiating, under the direction of Stewart Family Funeral Home. Mr. Jordan passed away Saturday, June 27, 2020 in Tyler. He was born August 6, 1936 in Swan, Texas to Frank and Launa Jordan. Royce graduated from Lindale High School, Tyler Junior College and the University of Texas at Austin. On August 7, 1959, he married Linda Gale Ross. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. During his career, he worked for the IRS as an Area District Manager. Throughout their married life, Royce and Linda enjoyed traveling, fishing and attending their children and grandchildren’s various events. Royce also enjoyed playing golf and studying the Bible. He was a member of Green Acres Baptist Church Royce was preceded in death by his wife, Linda Jordan; his parents, Frank and Launa Jordan; his siblings, Claude Jordan, Wanda Wright, and Frank Jordan, Jr.; grandson, Trevor Jordan; and son-in-law, Robert Rayon, Sr. He is survived by his loving family including his children, Lori Jordan Rayon of Whitehouse, Royce Jordan, Jr. (Pam) of Troup, Lloyd “L.W.” Jordan (Deanna) of Lindale; grandchildren, Robert Rayon, Jr. (Rachel), Jacob Jordan, Joshua Jordan (Hayley), Cody Jordan (Cristina), Hunter Alyssa Jordan, great-grandchildren, Rory Rayon, Robyn Rayon, Penelope Jordan, and Everett Royce Jordan (due in October of 2020). Royce is also survived by his sisters, Judy Anderson and Ann Mallory; brother, Ronald Jordan (Anne); and sister-in-law, Linda Jordan, as well as many nieces and nephews. Pallbearers are Robert Rayon, Jacob Jordan, Josh Jordan, Cody Jordan, Hunter Jordan, and Alan Luce. Honorary pallbearers are Ronald Jordan, Wayne Simmons, and McKellar Kar. Visitation is scheduled from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at Stewart Family Funeral Home, 7525 Old Jacksonville Highway in Tyler. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Green Acres Baptist Church Mission Fund, 1607 Troup Hwy., Tyler, TX 75701, or The Hospice of East Texas Foundation, 4111 University Blvd, Tyler, TX 75701.
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