Age 74, passed away on Marvin Hill in Sutherlin, Oregon, Royce was born to parents Paul and Inez Cratty on December 9, 1937 and raised in the Sutherlin area. He married Kelly Winningham September 29, 1958.
Royce worked for Roseburg Lumber Company as a powder monkey; he also worked in Alaska, Northern California, Washington and various locations around Oregon. He was a timber faller.
Royce loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter and hiker. He was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church.
Royce is survived by his wife of 54 years, son Royce R. Cratty, daughters Kelli (John) Bilinowich and Kathleen Schneider Cratty, grandchildren Adrian Schneider, Ian Bilinowich, Melanie Groff and great-grandson Ethan Louthan.
Royce was a much loved husband, father and grandfather and a good friend to many.