Royce M. BosselmanPublished 6:52pm Monday, September 10, 2012
Royce M. Bosselman, age 78, of Johns Creek, Ga., died Sept. 3, 2012 from primary progressive aphasia, a variant of frontal temporal lobe dementia. He was a claims adjuster, retired from AIG Aviation.
He grew up in Richmond, Ill., attended Roosevelt Military Academy in Aledo, Ill., Richmond High School and Bradley University. He was an officer in the U.S. Army, an infantry veteran.
A small plane pilot with many hobbies and interests, he was often referred to as “Mr. Gadget” for his love of tools. He treasured his family and friends, loved his country and had a servant heart for helping others.
He is preceded in death by his daughter, Ann Rebecca, his parents, Goldie Peura and Ernest Bosselman.
Bosselman is survived by his wife of 56 years, Becky Moore; a son, Marc Bosselman (Heidi Rueck); three grandsons, Tyler and Timo Bosselman of Oftersheim, Germany and Christopher Toomer of Johns Creek. A memorial service was held Friday, Sept. 7, at Roswell Funeral Home. An inurnment service will be held Saturday, Sept. 15 at 1 p.m. at Grays Chapel Church on County Line Road just over the Rutherford County line.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Royce’s memory to Grays Chapel UMC Cemetery Fund, c/o Linda Shehan, 1254 Grays Rd., Rutherfordton, N.C. 28139. Roswell Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.