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Royce Scisney

April 30, 1967 — December 31, 2020

Royce Scisney, 53, born to Royce Yancey and Ruby (Scisney) Hendrix departed this life on Thursday, December 31 at Baptist Health in Madisonville, KY.

Royce enjoyed life and especially while spending time with his family. He also enjoyed fishing, hunting, music, dancing, cooking, and singing. He loved baseball and his favorite team was the Louisville Cardinals. His hobby was collecting baseball cards.

He is preceded in death by his mother and stepfather: Ruby and Herbert Hendrix and brothers: Leo Scisney and Jeffery Scisney.

He leaves to cherish his memory; wife: Eunice Scisney; father and stepmother: Royce and Martha Yancey of Hecla; children: Deyonte (Alysia) Adams of Owensboro and Royce Scisney of Madisonville; stepchildren: Donnie (Stephanie) Thomas, Shantisa Forrest, Ayanna Thomas, and Asha Thomas; sisters: Shirley Minor of Madisonville; Ronalyn (Bruce) Willliams of Earlington, Deborah (Jeff) McWhorter; and Nicole Black of Louisville; brothers: Tony (Nadine) Scisney, Ricky Scisney of Earlington, Kenneth (Mary) Yancey, Royce Black, and Michael Black; grandchildren: Royce Scisney, Jael Scisney, and Aderyn Adams; step-grandchildren: Mikel Forrest, Journey Thomas, Atrell Dandy, Kelton Parks, Tirk Dandy, Lady Thomas, Bella Thomas, Harlaquin Thomas, Jasmine Forrest, Chase Dandy, Donnie Doll Thomas, Scarlet Thomas, Liam Elom, and Handsome Thomas; uncles: James (Gracie) Scisney of Indianapolis, and Marlin Yancey of Evansville; aunt: Maureen Scisney of Madisonville; sisters-in-law: Robeana Thomas, Coyea Kizzie, and Tera Wright; godsisters: Terri Bostick, Tanya Winston, and Shantise Foster, childhood friends: Titus Hollie, Rev. Terrance Minor, and Tracey Gilmore; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Services will be on Friday, January 8 at 1:00 p.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Earlington, KY. Visitation will be 10:00 a.m. – noon at Mason and Sons Funeral Home, Madisonville, KY. Burial at Oakwood Cemetery.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, masks will be required and social distancing will be practiced.
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Wednesday, January 8, 2020

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Wednesday, January 8, 2020

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Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church-Earlington

207 North Robinson Street, Earlington, KY 42410

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