Thursday, June 7th, 2012
David C. Royse, 20, Celina, died at 10:05 a.m. June 6, 2012, at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima, where he was hospitalized since a drowning accident at Eastview Park pond on May 29, 2012.
He was born Aug. 13, 1991, in St. Marys to Lori Studer and Steven Royse. His mother survives in Celina; his father survives in Vandalia.
Other survivors are six siblings, Dustin Royse, Zack Reis and Katie Reis, all of Celina, Steven Royse Jr., Houston, Matt Royse, Indian Lake, and Kristin Roark, Dayton, and grandparents, Connie and Bill Liming, Oneida, Tenn., and Mildred Royse, Vandalia.
He was a 2010 graduate of Celina High School where he participated in track and football. He was employed at Heyne's Painting and Sandblasting, Celina, and was a member of Celina Baptist Temple.
Services are 3 p.m. Saturday at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Homes, Celina, the Rev. Cliff Rice officiating.
Calling is 1-3 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be left at dickandsonshellwarthfh.com.