Statesboro, Ga. — Mr. Roy Edwin Sconyers, age 76, died Thursday, June 13, 2019, at East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro. The Bulloch County native was a 1960 graduate of Statesboro High School.
Roy was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Following his military service, Roy worked with the Lockheed Corporation for several years and with several mobile home manufacturers. The majority of his life, he worked as a self-employed carpenter.
Roy was a member of Bethel Baptist Church.
He loved fishing and Florida State football. His greatest joy was his family and especially his great-grandchildren.
Roy was preceded in death by his parents, James Roy Sconyers and Mary Alma Alderman Sconyers Chester; and two brothers, Larry Sconyers and Bobby Sconyers.
Surviving are his son and daughter-in-law, Justin and Melissa Love Roberts of Statesboro; his great-grandchildren, Colby Roberts and Brock Roberts; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Alice Faye and Harold Cannon of Statesboro and Sue and Randy Stanridge of Atlanta; and a sister-in-law and her husband, Eileen Sconyers Smith and Frank of Statesboro. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
The family will receive visitors on Friday from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home in Statesboro.
The funeral service will be Saturday at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home with the Rev. John Love officiating.
Interment will be in the Alderman Family Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Justin Roberts, Joe Sconyers, Brett Rivers, Dalton Lucas, Ricky Lewis and J.R. Mixon.
Friends may sign the online register book at www.joineranderson.com.
Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home & Crematory of Statesboro is in charge of the arrangements.
Statesboro Herald, June 15, 2019
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