Bonnie Millard Royer, 77, of Michigantown, Ind., passed away on October 10, 2023 in his home. He was born on January 7, 1946 in Danville, Illinois to Carney and Florence (Blackburn) Royer. He married Lynnette “Diane” Harshman on June 5, 1965 in Frankfort and she survives.
Bonnie was a 1965 graduate of Frankfort Senior High School and attended Vincennes University. He worked as an electrician for Chrysler in Kokomo for 33 years. Bonnie served in the United States Army National Guard for 21 years, retiring as Master Sergeant. He was an Eagle Scout and Troop Leader. He enjoyed fishing and loved being the “Pool Boy”, but his greatest love was spending time with his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
Visitation and Services
A Celebration of Life will take place 1-4 p.m Sunday, October 15, 2023 at the Royer Home. Archer-Weston Funeral & Cremation Center and Clinton County Crematory, 501 E. Clinton Street, Frankfort, are honored to assist the Royer family.
Surviving along with Diane, his wife of 58 years are his Daughter: Rhonda (Dave) Blackburn of Michigantown; Sons: Ronald Royer of Frankfort, Russ (Gillian) Royer of Michigantown, and Randy (Teresa) Royer of Tipton; Grandchildren: Brandi (Marcus) Beck, John David Blackburn, Alic Royer, Bailey Royer, Nicholas Royer, Leah Royer, Michael Royer, Wyatt Royer, and Bridgette Royer; and 8 Great-Grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and 2 brothers.