Roy J. Sauls, 80, of Alderson, WV, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, March 19, 2016, at the Peyton Hospice House in Fairlea, WV.
Roy was born May 18, 1935, in Tampa, FL, and was the son of Laura Winsted.
He was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Fairlea, where he sang in the church choir and was a Sunday School teacher, and deacon. He was a U.S. Marine veteran, past president of the AARP, as well as an active volunteer with Greenbrier Valley Medical Center Seniors and WVSOM, and a retired quality assurance specialist for the Defense Department.
In addition to his mother, Mr. Sauls was preceded in death by a son, Keith J. Sauls; and a sister, Mary Stevens.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Edith M. Sauls; son, Jeffery Alan Sauls and wife, Yolanda, of Washington, D.C.; daughter-in-law, Noemi Sauls of Arlington, VA; and grandchildren, Ruth, Rebecca, Jonathan, Sarah, and Abigail.
To help the medical students and the medical profession, Roy donated himself to the WVSOM Human Gift Registry in Lewisburg, WV.
A memorial service will be held Wednesday, March 23, 2016, with military honors at 12 PM at the First Baptist Church in Fairlea with the Rev. Dallas Smith officiating.
A visitation will be held from 11 AM until time of services at the church on Wednesday.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to either HospiceCare 1265 Maplewood Avenue, Lewisburg, WV 24901, or the Gideons International, P.O. Box 1380, Lewisburg, WV 24901.
Online condolences may be made by visiting www.WallaceandWallaceFH .com.
Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements.
Obituary originally published in the March 23, 2016, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.