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Royston Stanfield Vanterpool

Royston Stanfield Vanterpool

Royston Stanfield Vanterpool, also known as “Brahcha,” died on Dec. 19. He was 72 years old.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Pearl Vanderpool; and William Stoddard.

He is survived by his spouse: Iona Vanterpool: daughter: Tinamarie Vanterpool; sons: Leroy Vanterpool and Elroy Vanterpool; grandchildren: Cori Vanterpool, Ely Vanterpool, Domineque Vanterpool, Zoe Vanterpool, Chelsea White, Dymond Vanterpool, Dejia Sanders, Ty Vanterpool, Jimmy Sanders, Quintin Vanterpool and Aidan Vanterpool; great-grandchildren: Evander Vanterpool, Pricillia Garcia, Istells Garcia and Nathaniel Cox; and sisters: Violet Vanderpool and Rita Stoddard.

He is also survived by brothers: Shaun Fraites and Denzil Payne; nieces: Monya Vanderpool, Kishma Pickering, Simone Stoddard, Lorie Stoddard, Taahira Payne, Shannel Proctor, NaTashia Hatchett, Toni Garner, Ellita Williams-Bellamy and Bronte Fraites; and nephews: Michael Vanderpool, Michael Payne, Arondai Payne, Qarly Payne, Aalim Payne, Ijazz Payen, Tehan Payen and Anthony Hatchett Jr.

Other survivors include great nieces: Mikayla Rose and Zuri-Elyse Christian; great nephew, Jayden Armstrong; daughters-in-law: LaChaunta Vanterpool and Erin Vanterpool; sisters-in-law: Frances Penn, Lorraine Parris, Linda P. Carty, Loretta P. Williams and Idalin Parris-Wattkins; special friends: Elmando “Shaggy” Lanclos and Lisa M. Alejandro; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.

The viewing will take place at 10 a.m., followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 20, at James Memorial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will be at Kingshill Cemetery.

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