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Jason E. Royster

Jason E. Royster

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.

Funerals for Saturday, September 21, 2019

Abodeely, Malakee - 11 a.m., St. George Orthodox Cathedral, Charleston. 

Ayers, Helen - 11 a.m., Belcher Family Cemetery, Pinch Ridge.

Backus, Ernest - 2 p.m., First Baptist Church of Rainelle.

Bailey, Jerry - 5 p.m., Chapman Funeral Home, Hurricane.

Carney Jr., Chester - 2 p.m., Cunningham-Parker-Johnson Funeral Home, Charleston.

Carter, Blanche - 11 a.m., Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, North Elkview.

Copen, Louise - Noon, McRoss Baptist Church, McRoss.

Fizer, Donna - 3 p.m., Hafer Funeral Home, Elkview.

Fowler, Jeannette - 1 p.m., Casto Funeral Home, Evans.

Goard II, Mitchell - 5 p.m., Central Community Tabernacle, Charleston.

Hammack, Barbara - 2 p.m., Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Cross Lanes.

Kessinger, Wilma - 4 p.m., Canaan Baptist Church, Charleston.

Knight II, James - 6 p.m., Casto Funeral Home, Evans.

Lymon, Daniel - 1 p.m., Grace Bible Church, Charleston.

McKown, Travis - Noon, Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Wallback.

Miller, Alexander - 4 p.m., Roane County High School, Spencer.

Mitchell, Emma - 2 p.m., Calvary Baptist Church, Hurricane.

Montgomery, Betty - 11 a.m., Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Charleston.

Pfeil, Ruth - 2 p.m., Gatens-Harding Funeral Home Chapel, Poca.

Roush III, George - 12:30 p.m., Tyler Mountain Funeral Home, Cross Lanes.

Samuels, Hazel - 1:30 p.m., Dunbar Kingdom Hall, Dunbar.

Slonaker II, Harvey - Noon, Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek.

Starks, Henry - 11 a.m., Lantz Funeral Home, Buckeye.

Stooke, David - Noon, Henson & Kitchen Mortuary, Huntington.

Thompson, Thomas - 2 p.m., Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope.

White, Duane - 1 p.m., Evans Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Chapmanville.

White, James - 1 p.m., Cedar Grove Middle School, Cedar Grove.

Woodson Jr., Lewis - 1 p.m., Abundant Life Ministries, Charleston.