Royalty, Christopher J., Merrill, Michigan

Our beloved father went home to the Lord on Friday, April 24, 2015, at the age of 50. Chris was born April 11, 1965, in Saginaw. He was a "jokester" and enjoyed making people laugh. He enjoyed spending time with family, going to the casino, gardening, and selling his produce and sauces by the roadside. He is survived by his children, Christopher and Christene Griffin; siblings, Mary (Brian) Lemmer, Jeffery Royalty, and Pat Royalty; and many nieces, nephews, and extended family. He was predeceased by his parents Carlene (Alburg) Liscomb and Howard Liscomb and Walter Royalty; and his brother, Michael Royalty. Funeral Liturgy will take place on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 1 p.m. at St. John XXIII Parish, St. Patrick’s Church, 4708 Meridian Road, Merrill. Fr. Duane Wachowiak will officiate with burial to follow in St. Patrick Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family on Tuesday from 5-9 p.m. at W. L. Case & Company, 125 E. Saginaw St., Merrill, with a vigil service at 7 p.m. and again at church on Wednesday from 12 p.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the family.