Royce Lee “R.L.” Denmon


Services for Mr. Royce Lee “R.L.” Denmon, 72, of Liberty City were held Tuesday, July 10, in the Rader Funeral Home Chapel in Kilgore with Reverend Jake Wommer officiating. Burial followed at the Danville Cemetery. Mr. Denmon passed away on Sunday, July 8, 2018 in Kilgore.

R.L. Denmon was born in Kilgore on December 17, 1945. He was the son of the late Lonnie and Evie Denmon. Mr. Denmon worked many years as a truck driver and enjoyed playing poker. R.L. enjoyed his time spent with his family and friends.

R.L. is survived by his companion, Margie Owens of Kilgore; daughter, Kathy Denmon Riley and husband John of Kilgore; two sons, Curtis Denmon of Lake Fork and Frankie Denmon and wife Pam of Kilgore; sisters, Jewel Moore of Kilgore and Georgia Bassham of Overton; grandchildren, Kyla Raygor, Kayla Norton, Shane Lewis, Lora Smith, Chance Lewis, Allison Lewis, Logan Denmon, Lindsey Reagh, Lacy Reagh; one great-grandson, Jackson Raygor, and one great-granddaughter, Lynnlee Smith.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Katy Jo Denmon; brothers, Raymond, Marvin, James “Buck” and Fred “Pop” Denmon; sisters, Gladys Mullins and Dorothy Kure.

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