Sherrell Dean Fordyce
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Sherrell Dean Fordyce, age 86 of Roopville, passed away September 17, 2021. He was born December 12, 1934 in Littleton, West Virginia, son of the late Aubrey and Emma Stout Fordyce. He was a Hundred High School graduate and was a member of West Georgia Church of Christ. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy for 20 years where he retired as Chief Radio Operator. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by two brothers and a sister-in-law, Ervin Fordyce, and Donald and Jane Fordyce. He is survived by his wife, Rebecca Dean M. Fordyce of Roopville; step-daughters and sons-in-law, Susan and Phil Cantrell of Roopville, and Nancy and Mike Moore of San Diego, California; brothers and sisters-in-law, Thomas and Kathy Fordyce of New Freeport, Pennsylvania and John and Donita Fordyce of Mannington, West Virginia; sister-in-law, Kay Fordyce of New Freeport, Pennsylvania; and a host of nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be conducted Monday, September 20, 2021 at 4:00 PM from West Georgia Church of Christ with Pastor Tom Tucker and Pastor Glenn Gray officiating. Interment will follow in the Roopville City Cemetery. Those serving as pallbearers will be Nick Tucker, Andrew Tucker, Joshua Tucker, Phil Cantrell, Dr. Keith Berry, Ken Smith, and Ethan Smith. Honorary pallbearers will be Willis Lusk, Joe Engleberg, Sterling Dorsey, Bobby Holcombe and Joe Willey. The United States Navy will provide military honors. The family will receive friends at the church from 2:00 PM until the hour of service. Messages of condolences can be sent to the family at www.martin-hightower.com. Martin and Hightower Heritage Chapel has charge of the arrangements.