Jackie B. Roysdon
May 05, 1935 - January 25, 2012
Jackie B. Roysdon
Jackie B. Roysdon, 76, of Columbia, SC, formerly of Fortville, passed away Wednesday, January 25, 2012 in McCordsville surrounded by his family. He was born May 5, 1935 in Somerset, KY to the late Hershel and Mary Kathryn (Dye) Roysdon. Jack retired as the Chief of Academic Records from Ft. Jackson Army Base. He held the title of Chief Warrant Officer 3 at the time of his retirement. Jack was U.S. Army Veteran having served in Viet Nam and being stationed all over the world. He was a member of the Ft. Benjamin Harrison VFW Post 7119, the past president of the Fortville Optimist Club and an Assistant Scout Master for the Fortville Boy Scout Troop. Jack enjoyed bowling and fishing in his free time. He is survived by his wife Barbara (Suchocki) Roysdon whom he married September 18, 1957, son Jim (Teresa Williams) Roysdon of Tampa, FL, daughter Deb(Sherry) Roysdon of McCordsville, grandchildren: Cameron Price-Roysdon, Kylee Price-Roysdon, Ashley (John) Moore and Nick Murdick; great-granddaughter Arleigh Moore. Jack was preceded in death by sister Aileen Roysdon.
Friends may call on Sunday, January 29, 2012 from 2 to 6 pm at Seals Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Fortville. Funeral services will be held on Monday, January 30, 2012 at 10:00 am at the funeral home. Military Rites will immediately follow the funeral services at the funeral home. Graveside services will be held on Thursday, February 2, 2012 at Ft. Jackson National Cemetery in Columbia, SC. A memorial service will be held in Columbia, SC at a later date.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association. Online condolences may be made at www.sealsfuneralhome.com.
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