Whitesburg KY

Roy Rife succumbs at 73

Roy James Rife, age 73, of Bluffton, S.C., and formerly of McRoberts, died Friday, November 9, at Hilton Head Hospital.

He was born in Norfolk, Va., to the late Marvin and Mae Rife.

Mr. Rife was a member of Holy Angels Catholic Church, and enjoyed television, Elvis, Superman, singing, dancing, and spending time with his family.

He is survived by two sisters, Ramona DeSimone of Bluffton, S.C., and Betty Huffman of Madison Heights, Mich., as well as a number of nieces, nephews.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Sauls Funeral Home of Bluffton is assisting the family. www.saulsfh.com.

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