Mr. Roy Hefner, age 99, of Hoover, Alabama formerly of Boaz, died on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at Diversicare of Riverchase.
Graveside service will be held at Union FCM Cemetery immediately following visitation on Monday, October 30, 2017 at approximately 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Sam Gentry officiating. Eulogy given by Will Hyche. Visitation will be on Monday, October 30, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Mr. Hefner was born in Gilmer County, Georgia on December 30, 1917 . He was retired from Auburn University as a tooling attendant.
Mr. Hefner is survived by his Son & Daughter-in-Law: Mac & Annette Hefner of Hoover, Daughters & Sons-in-Law: Joyce & Will Hyche of Brandon, Mississippi, Patricia & Parker Sykes of The Villages, Florida, Grandchildren: Scott & Susie Hyche of Brandon, Mississippi, Celtie & Dean Wade of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Lauren & Daniel Gingras of Birmingham, 6 Great Grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, siblings and his wife: Willene Jones Hefner and Grandson: Brad Hefner.
The family extends heartfelt thanks to SouthernCare Hospice, Dr. Paul Rickert, Diversicare of Riverchase Staff, and Gardens of Pelham Staff for the loving, devoted care they provided during life’s final stages.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests donation to Union First Congregational Methodist Church, P.O. Box 428, Boaz, AL 35957