Cummings & Davis Funeral Home

13201 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH


Owen Royes

May 27, 1934February 1, 2020

It is with great sadness that the family of Owen Royes announces his passing after a brief illness, on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at the age of 85. Owen Royes, also known as Uncle ByeBye and Ginga, was born the 27th of May 1934. He was the son of late John Royes and Louise Russell. Owen attended school in Lime Hall and became a skillful mason at a young age. In 1984, Owen moved to America and resided in Cleveland, Ohio with his late wife Doris Royes and children. He pursued his career in carpentry and masonry. Owen enjoyed being with his family, spending quality time with his grandkids and telling old time stories of his life. Owen Royes was predeceased by his brothers: Bentley Russell, Laclan Royes, Clinton Brown, and sister Peggy Barry. Those left to mourn his passing and cherish his memory are his siblings Gordon Russell, Junie Russell, Shirley Royes, Sissy Royes and Meryl Royes. His children Verona, Michael, Patricia, Alexander, Jillian, and Colleen. Alicia, the oldest of 17 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren will also cherish his memory. A host of nephews, nieces, cousins, and treasured friends will always remember him.


  • Visitation Friday, February 14, 2020
  • Wake Saturday, February 15, 2020
  • Funeral Service Saturday, February 15, 2020


Owen Royes

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