Roy E. Waite, Sr.

Dec. 2, 1939-March 11, 2018
Funeral services for Roy E. Waite, Sr., 78, of Millry, Ala., will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 from Flat Branch Assembly of God Church in Millry, with Rev. Jim Koen and Rev. Andrew Parker officiating. Visitation will be from 5-9 p.m. on Monday, March 12, 2018 from the Parlor of Freeman Funeral Home, followed by a lie-in-state from 10-11 a.m. from Flat Branch Assembly of God Church.
Following the funeral service, interment will take place at Sandridge Cemetery in Millry.
Born in Cullomburg, Ala., on Saturday, Dec. 2, 1939 to Joseph Aaron Waite, Sr., and Lottie V. Worsham Waite, he as retired as a Mechanic at Ciba Giegy. He loved being in the outdoors hunting and fishing. He also enjoyed watching football, baseball and many other sports.
He died on Sunday, March 11, 2018 in Waynesboro.
He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Irene Touchstone Waite of Millry; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Roy E. Waite, Jr., of Thomasville, Ala., and Ronald Lee “Runt” and Debra Waite of Dauphin Island, Ala.; three brothers, Robert Waite, Jim Henry Waite and Foy Waite; a brother-in-law, O.D. Touchstone; a sister-in-law, Lola Newsome; two grandsons and their respective spouses, Joey and Chana Waite and Chason Waite; three granddaughters and their respective spouses, Kristen and Peanut Thompson, Erin Waite and Carly Waite; three great-grandsons, Dalton Thompson, Nathan Powell and Ryan Powell; and a great-granddaughter, Daci Thompson.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Lottie V. Worsham; his father, Joseph Aaron Waite, Sr.; five brothers, Aaron Waite, Worthy Waite, Chester Waite, Woodie Lawrence Wait and Chris Waite; and two sisters, Louise Wilson and Loucille Bryant.
An online guestbook can be signed at
Freeman Funeral Home of Waynesboro is in charge of arrangements.

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