Mr. Lee Roy Dever Sr. was born April 21, 1930, to J. B. Dever and Lillie Mae Robinson in Brenham, Texas. Lee Roy met and married Bennie Ruth McGarity on July 8, 1958. He worked for the City of Temple for 34 years in the Street Department and Sanitation Department until retirement.
Lee Roy loved the Dallas Cowboys and never took his cap and jacket of so everyone would know.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Bennie Dever; one son, Lee Roy Dever Jr; two brothers, Richard Dever and Amos Dever; and one sister, Zelma Holloway.
Survivors are one daughter, Carol Turner (Jason) of Temple,; one son, Gregory Dever of Temple; grandchildren, LaDenna Miles (DeJuan), Shawn Lexion of Temple, Quincy Darden of New Jersey, and John Darden of Killeen; great-grandchildren, DeAvontae Miles, DeNyja Miles and Da’Mari Lexion; and a host of relatives and friends.
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