Royce Arthur

Published 3:12 pm Friday, May 31, 2019

Royce C. Arthur, 87, a Lake Charles resident, passed away at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital in Lake Charles on May 29, 2019. He was born on June 30, 1931, in New Orleans. Mr. Royce served his country in the U.S. Navy and was a veteran of the Korean War.

He is survived by his wife, Loretta M. LeFleur of Lake Charles; two daughters, Karen Mizell and Carol (Charles) LeBlanc; six step-children, Charles Jones, Larry Jones, Gary (Carolyn) Jones, Paul (Lisa) LeFleur, Angie (Greg) Lannette, and Eddie LaFleur; 19 grandchildren; and numerous great grandchildren.

Royce was preceded in death by his brothers, Joseph and Alan Arthur, and one infant brother; a sister, Jean Jones; and his parents, Edward N. and Marie Picard Arthur.

Visitation will be held at Annunciation Catholic Church on Saturday, June 1, from 9 a.m. until the funeral mass at 11 a.m. The Rev. Father Daniel Brouillette will officiate the service. Interment will follow at Williams Cemetery in Isabel, with Military Graveside Rites.