Georgia Royster

By | November 1, 2021

Georgia R. Royster, age 80, of Wellston, passed away Friday, October 29, 2021, at Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe, Ohio. She was born November 23, 1940, in Pike County, Ohio to the late George and Mable Keaton. Georgia was a former employee at Ward’s Drug Store in Wellston for over 30 years and later retired from Walmart in Jackson. Georgia always enjoyed spending time with her family, and she loved her grand-kids. She was crazy about watching sports, especially cheering on the Cincinnati Reds and The Ohio State Buckeyes. She was a member of World Outreach Ministries.

Georgia is survived by children: Randy Royster (Bobbie), John Royster (Michelle), Jeff Royster and Cheryl Leach; brother, Larry Keaton (Ellen); sisters: Bonnie Snyder and Jean Jennings (Lafe); along with 12 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and friends. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon G. Royster, in 2007; son, Eddie Royster; and several brothers and sisters.

Calling hours will be Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the McWilliams Funeral Home in Wellston. Funeral services will follow the calling hours at 1 p.m. with Pastor Rob Ervin officiating. Burial will be in the Ridgewood Cemetery. Online condolences can be sent to the family at