Thomas O. Royal, age 61, of Lilburn, GA, passed away Friday, February 8, 2008. Mr. Royal was preceded in death by his father, Homer O. Royal Jr.; Grandparents, Homer O. Royal and his wife, Mabel Walthan, and Thomas Q. Oliver and his wife, Mamie Gross. He is survived by his wife, Lynda Royal of Lilburn, GA; mother, Juanita Oliver Royal of Hepzibah, GA; daughter, Jessica Royal of Lilburn, GA; sons, Matt Royal of Lilburn, GA; grandson, Kaleb Davis; brothers, David & Anne Royal and David Royal II, all of Waynesboro, GA; sisters, Lorraine & Mike Dismuke of Hepzibah, GA, Loretta & Bruce Wingate of Panama City, FL, Renita & Steve Schlein of Hepzibah, GA; sisters-in-law, Peggy & Ron Myrnes of York, PA, Amy Cramer and her husband, Jim Cunard of Slidell, LA; mother & father-in-law, George & Ruby Cramer of Mobile, AL; 13 nieces & nephews and 9 great nieces & nephews. Mr. Royal was born in Sylvania, GA, and served in the U.S. Navy. He was employed by Xerox in Atlanta and has made his home in Gwinnett County since 1984. He was a devoted family man. Funeral services for Mr. Royal will be held Sunday, February 10, 2008 at 2:00 PM in the Snellville Chapel of Tom M. Wages Funeral Home, with Rev. Emory Brackman and Rev. Amy Morgan officiating. Interment Eternal Hills Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends Saturday, February 9, 2008 from 2-4 PM & 6-8 PM and Sunday, February 10, 2008 from 1:00 PM until service time at the funeral home. Flowers accepted or donations can be made to any charity of your choice in memory of Thomas O. Royal. Tom M. Wages Snellville Chapel, 770-979-3200, www.wagesfuneralhome.com