Published On: Thu, Jun 27th, 2013

Roy David Driver – obituary

Roy David Driver, 55, of the Big Y community, passed away on June 24, 2013 at the Cherokee Indian Hospital following a brief illness. 

Roy is the son of the late John G. Driver and Nellie Thompson Driver and was a member of the Old Antioch Baptist Church.

Roy is also preceded in death by his brother, Joe Driver;  brother-in-law, Adam Blackfox;  sister, Jeanette Sue Jumper and niece Angel Driver.

Roy is survived by his children, Kathleen Driver of Cherokee, Roy David Driver Jr. of Robbinsville, and Michael Ray Driver of Robbinsville; brother, John Norman Driver and wife Linda; sisters, Alice Driver, Lucille Blackfox, Carolyn Tooni and husband Larch, all of Cherokee.  Roy also leaves behind seven grandchildren, six nieces, six nephews, three great nieces and five great nephews.

The funeral service will be held at Long House Funeral Home on Thursday, June 27 at 2pm. An immediate burial will follow at the Driver Family Cemetery. Pall bearers will be Frank Driver, Eric Driver, Bear Driver, Gary Driver, William Driver, Michael Thompson, Will Tushka and Clement Calhoun. Pastor Jimbo Sneed and Pastor Foreman Bradley will officiate the funeral services.

Long House Funeral Home assisted family with arrangements.

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