Edmund Charles Royal

Posted Jan. 26, 2014, at 6:13 p.m.

BREWER – Edmund “Duke” Royal, 78, of Brewer, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, following an extended period of illness. He was born in Auburn, on Nov. 3, 1935, to the late Harold and Betty Royal and is predeceased by his late brother, Harold Royal Jr.

Edmund worked for many years in the family accounting business. Edmund was joyfully married to Betty (Coombs) Royal.

He devoted his time to family and is survived by many stepchildren, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Stratton of Augusta, remember him fondly as a dear friend and express sorrow at his passing.

A graveside service will be held in the spring for family members.