Royce E. Beydler, 90, of Mesa Arizona passed away December 8, 2015. He was born in Roswell, New Mexico. Royce was a proud member of the US Navy and served in the South Pacific during WWII. He worked for the Santa Fe Railroad, primarily in Winslow and Phoenix. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where he served diligently in various callings including as a Bishop and Patriarch. Royce’s warm and good natured optimism was a much appreciated guide to all who knew him.
Royce was preceded in death by his cherished wife of 64 years, Joyce, and 1 grandson. He is survived by his children, Royce Jr. (Mary), Lisa (Jim) Bloomer, 5 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Friday, Dec. 18, 2015 at 10 AM, with visitation at 9 AM, at the LDS Chapel located at 1249 S. 48th St. Mesa, AZ. Arrangements by Bunker’s Garden Chapel.