Duane A. Royster, Sr.

February 17, 1947 ~ April 25, 2021 (age 74)


Duane A. Royster, Sr. of Uniontown, PA departed this life on April 25, 2021 at his home surrounded with his loving family. Duane was known as Fuggie and was born on February 17, 1947 in Luzerne Township. He served in the U.S. Army and worked in the coal mine for 35 years. He was a long-time member of Mt. Ararat Baptist Church of Cardale, where he served as President of Trustees and Usher Board. He loved his church and church family. Fug also loved to work in his vegetable garden, fish, and spend time with his loving wife and family.

He leaves to morn his passing his devoted wife, Martha Christita Royster, whom he married on October 18, 1969; two wonderful children: son, Duane A. Royster, Jr. and wife, Sadie, of Uniontown, PA; beautiful daughter, Angie and husband, Dewey, Saxton of Pittsburgh, PA; grandchildren: Jasmine Taylor, James Taylor, Julian Royster, Cierra Royster, and Diaunte Royster-- all from Pittsburgh, PA; three beautiful great-grandchildren: Jonah, Julinana, and Levi; brother, Cleo Royster, Jr.; his beautiful, sister Carolyn Rutland, and brother, Kevin Royster.

He was proceeded in death by his parents: Cleo Royster, Sr. and Hattie Royster; two brothers: Frederick (Knuckie) and James (Butch) Royster; and sister-in-law, Ruth Ann Royster.

Duane was a wonderful father, husband, grandfather, and brother. He had a lot of loving friends and family. He will be missed but never forgotten.

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