Jason E. Royster, 36, of Charleston, passed into the arms of his heavenly father on May 27, 2019. Born October 18, 1982, he was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Jessie Royster, and his maternal grandfather, Bishop Nathaniel Brand Sr.
He attended St. Paul AME Church. He attended Capital High School and was employed by Logans Road House.
He is survived by his mother, Sharon Burks of Oxonhill Md.; his father, James Royster of Charleston; his fiancé, Tammy Marcum; son, Tajha Royster (Tajha's mother, Carla Robinson); daughters, Nakiyah and Olivia Royster, all from Charleston; two brothers, Jonathan Royster of Charleston and Avery Burks of Oxonhill, Md.; his maternal grandmother, Lillian Brand of Philadelphia, Pa.; a host of uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 1, at St. Paul AME Church, 1108 2nd Avenue, Charleston, with viewing at noon. Rev. John Sylvia and Rev. Roberta Smith officiating.
Preston Funeral Home of Charleston, W.Va., is in charge of arrangements.