David M. Royston, 70, of Lavonia,  passed away Thursday evening, January 20, 2022, at his home.

Born November 10, 1951, he was the son of the late William Clifford and Mildred Frances Macomson Royston. He was a member of the1969 Class of FCHS, and graduate of the state police academy.  He served in the National Guard, and worked for the state DOT.. He was a longtime salesman in the automobile industry.  He was a member of the 1st Baptist Church of Lavonia.

He is survived by his wife, Teresa Ann Morrison Royston; daughter and son-in-law, Donna and Brian Segars; grandson, David Douglas Segars.

Services will be Monday at 1pm at the Liberty Baptist Church with Dr. Larry Finger.  Interment will be in the Franklin Memorial Gardens.

The body is at the Ginn Funeral Home. The family is at the home. They will receive friends from 11am until 1pm Monday at the church prior to the service.