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Royce P. Drought

Born: Fri., Aug. 2, 1929
Died: Sun., Nov. 6, 2016


4:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Thu., Nov. 10, 2016
Location: LaRobardiere
Funeral Home, Inc.

Funeral Service

6:00 PM Thu., Nov. 10, 2016
Location: LaRobardiere Funeral Home, Inc.

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Royce P. Drought 87, of Camden, NY passed away Sunday Nov 6, 2016 in Syracuse, NY after a brief illness. He was born August 2, 1929 in Amboy, NY a son of Bertrum & Mildred Dunn Drought. Royce served his country with the U.S. Army during the early 1950’s and on January 10, 1953 he married the former Jeanette Rood in Williamstown, NY. He retired from a long time career with the former GLF and Agway store and feed mill in Camden. Royce enjoyed square dancing, bowling, solving crossword puzzles and winters in Florida. A farmer at heart he also loved his gardening and bird watching around the house.
Besides his wife Jeanette, he is survived by two sons, Phillip & Lois Drought, Camden, NY and Eugene Drought, Vernon, NY, five grandchildren, Phillip, Michael, Christopher Drought, Tansha Nottingham and Eric Drought, four great grand-children, a brother, Herb Drought, Oswego, NY and several nieces & nephews. Royce was predeceased by one son, Patrick and two brothers, Bert ‘Bud’ and Kenneth ‘Kenny’ Drought.
Funeral services will be held 6:00pm Thursday from LaRobardiere Funeral Home, Inc., Camden, NY. Calling hours will be held from 4-6pm prior to services at the funeral home, 109 Main Street. Graveside services will be held 11:00am Friday at St. John’s Cemetery, Camden, NY. Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to St. Jude’s Hospital.

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Tim and Lauren Hill
   Posted Mon November 07, 2016
We were so sorry to hear that our neighbor and friend passed away. We've enjoyed our 23 years on North Street because of the great neighbors like Royce and Jeannette that we've been blessed to have! Royce will be greatly missed.

Kathy (Dow)Hansen
   Posted Tue November 08, 2016
So sorry to here of Mr. Drought passing. I have fond memories of your family while spending countless days at my grandparent the Liddy's on North st. God bless my sympathies are with you and your family.

Margaret (Liddy) Dow
   Posted Tue November 08, 2016
Jeannette and Family.
So sorry to hear of Royce's passing. Lots of good memories of them living across the street from my parents on North Street. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time.

Lois Russell
   Posted Wed November 09, 2016
I am so sorry for your loss, I did not know him well, but remember seeing him and his wife around, and my parents knew them,

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