A graveside service for Dillard Royce McCain, 56, of Sweetwater, will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012, at Slater’s Chapel Cemetery in Nolan with Rev. Billy Oliver officiating. Interment will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012, at McCoy Funeral Home.
McCain died Thursday. Jan. 26, 2012, at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital in Sweetwater.
He was born Jan. 5, 1956, in Muleshow, Texas. Royce had lived in Sweetwater since 1980. He attended Nolan High School and played football, ran track and was in FFA. He converted at the early age of 12 at Longworth Baptist Church. Royce had worked for Schwerman Trucking Company in Maryneal starting in 1980.
Survivors include daughters, Patricia Gail Neves of Sweetwater, Christy Stone of Sweetwater, Kristy Tollison of Sweetwater, Rebecca Brown of Abilene, Sammie Painter of Sweetwater and Tammy Williams of Waco; 14 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; brother, Clinton McCain and wife Dorothy of Denison; and four sisters, Deanna Thomas and husband Bennie of Denison, Janice Oliver and husband Billy of Nolan, Debbie Barrett of Ennis and Chris Seales of Deming, N.M.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Troy Edward McCain and Faye Ellen Davis.