Mr. Roy Oscar Alexson, Sr. passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at Dundee Manor in Bennettsville after an illness. He was 78 years old.
Mr. Alexson was born on October 18, 1940 in Bennettsville, SC to the late James Preston, Sr. and Alma Stogner Alexson. He was a member of Bennettsville Second Baptist Church. He was a Fixer Supervisor with Oak River Mills. He enjoyed sports, fishing, and was an avid Tarheel, NY Yankees, and Baltimore Colts fan.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory; sons, Roy “Buddy” Oscar Alexson, Jr. (Tabitha) of Bennettsville and John Andy Alexson (Melanie) of Bennettsville; grandchildren, Justin Grooms, Ethan Grooms, Roy Alexson, III, James Cecil Alexson, Andrew Alexson, Heather Alexson, Chris Riddle, Jennifer Roberts, Emily Sale, Kayleigh Clayton, Jayce Clayton, and Susanna Powers.
He was preceded in death by his parents listed above; brothers, James P. “Butch” Alexson, Jr., Daniel Alexson, and George Alexson; sisters, Pearl Alexson Tesluck, Hazel Alexson Iron, and Sarah Alexson; daughter, Janet Sue Alexson Jost.
A funeral service will be held 2 pm Saturday, July 6, 2019 at Burroughs Funeral Home, with burial at Sunset Memorial Park, officiated by Rev. Denny Costner and Rev. Kenny Bryant. A visitation will be held from 6-8 pm Friday, July 5, 2019 at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made @ www.bfhbennettville.com.
Burroughs Funeral Home is honored to assist the Alexson family.