Funeral services for Royce Brown, 63, of Danciger will be Saturday, April 1, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul A.M.E. Church in West Columbia (Mound Creek Community) with Rev. Larry Jackson officiant and eulogist. Burial will follow at St. Mary Cemetery in Danciger, Texas.
Royce passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 22, 2023 at home in Danciger, Texas when the Lord put his arms around him and whispered "come with me". He was a loving and devoted son, brother, nephew and friend to all whose lives he touched.
Royce was born on August 2, 1959 in Cedar Lake, Texas to the late Roy and Margaret Woodard Brown. He was the only brother of his siblings.
He confessed Christ early in life and became a member of St. Mary-Bethleham A.M.E. Church in Danciger, Texas.
His life was a living example of one of his favorite Bible verses, Ephesians 4:32--"And be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving one another, even as God in Christ forgave you."
He graduated from Columbia High School, West Columbia, Texas in 1977 where he was a member of the track team, basketball team, Boy’s Athletic Club, and Leadership Interest for Today (LIFT). While playing guard for the basketball team he received accolades as an outstanding player. After high school he attended Wharton County Junior College (WCJC) where he graduated with an automotive technology degree.
He enjoyed sports, tv and favorite hobby was cars. He loved spending time with his family and friends. He worked many years in the community and surrounding cities as a mechanic.
He was preceded in death by his parents; Roy and Margaret Woodard Brown; sisters, Natalie Brown and Belinda K. Brown; niece, Bridget J. James.
Royce leaves to cherish his loving memories; caring sisters, Matilda A. James (Elijah), Cedar Lake, Texas and Sharmarion E. Brown, Houston, Texas; niece, Briana Ramos (Pedro), Houston, Texas; great nephews, Elijah, Caleb, and Pedro Jr. Ramos; great niece, Brooklyn Matilda Ramos; step great niece and nephew, Ramona and
Omarion Ramos all of Houston, Texas; devoted aunt, Ava L. Cravens (Charles), Danciger, Texas; cousin/friend, Lewis Brown and DaWayne Brown, Danciger, Texas, and a host of relatives and friends.
Active pallbearers will be Darnell Abbott, Lewis Brown, DaWayne Brown, Leandrew Brown, Jr., LaWayne Brown, Vernon Jackson, Marshall Murphy, Pedro Ramos, Ira Smith and Woodard Smith.
Visitation will be the same day of the service from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the church.
Final arrangements entrusted to Dixon Funeral Home of Brazoria at (979)798-9113.
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