Cecil Royce Bearden passed from this life on October 14, 2017 in Jacksonville, Texas. He was born September 15, 1932 in Jacksonville, Texas. He was a U. S. Army veteran. He is preceded in death by his parents, Henry Preston Bearden, and Ruth Lee Warren Bearden, sisters Patsy Joan Mason and Vivian Juanita Fitts, two sons, Michael Royce Bearden and David Alan Bearden. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Wanda Beth Bearden, son Doyle Edward Bearden and wife Michelle, sister Gwen Owans of Pasadena, brother Larry Bearden and wife Sue of Jacksonville, and brother Jay Bearden and wife Teresa, of El Puerto de Santa Maria, Spain. He also leaves four grandchildren, Brian Bearden and wife Marci, Candace Enright and husband Russell and Matthew Bearden and Logan Bearden. He also leaves 7 great grandchildren, David, Gage, Grace, Avery, Jarrett, Cooper and Luci and many nieces and nephews. Boren Conner funeral home in Jacksonville will be handling private arrangements for the family.
Published on October 18, 2017