David  Royalty Jr.

Obituary of David Louis Royalty Jr.

Dave Royalty was born in Winslow, IN, son of David and Edith Royalty.

He spent four years in the US Navy as a member of an admiral's staff on board various aircraft carriers.

He was a graduate of Butler University and the Indiana University School of Law and a member of the Indiana and Illinois state bar associations.

Mr Royalty worked for the State Farm Insurance companies for 40 years before retiring as Asst. Vice President of the Legal Section of the Claims Department in 1997. During his career there, he was guest speaker and panel participant at numerous state bar association meetings including those in California, Indiana, Colorado, and Illinois. He was most proud of being on a panel with Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher at a meeting of the Southern California Defense Lawyers Association in 1992.

Following retirement, he spent three years doing mediation work in the small claims courts of Polk County while also enjoying frequent rounds of golf.

He is survived by sons Mark and Brian, brother Richard, granddaughters Melanie and Heidi, and great granddaughter Etta. There will be no visitation or service.

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