Royce Latham

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Royce Latham

(Age 83)

A longtime resident of Vienna, VA on December 22, 2010. Beloved husband of Dorothy Ring Latham; father of Daniel, Royce, and Kevin Latham, Kathleen Farrell, Karen and Mark Latham; brother of the late Fred Latham and Elaine Callow; grandfather of Nevra Ledwon, Nicole Randall, Camille Kazarian and David, Timothy, and Tyler Latham and beloved uncle of Cynthia Latham and many other nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Multiple Sclerosis Society, 1800 M St. NW, Washington, DC 20036

Funeral Home:

Money & King Funeral Home

171 W. Maple Ave.

Vienna, VA

US 22180

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  1. Dorothy, We were so sorry to read about the passing of Royce. Our prays are with you and your family at this time of mourning. When you get the time, please call us at 540-364-4903. We’d love to talk with you. May God bless and keep you.

  2. Mark, I’m very sorry to hear about your fathers passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. -Libby

  3. Dear Mrs. Latham and Family, I was very sorry to hear that Mr. Latham has passed away. He was such a great dad to Kathy and all his kids and I always had alot of respect for him. Please accept my sincere sympathy.

  4. To Dorothy and the Latham family: I am very sorry for your loss. Royce was a great guy and I always really enjoyed his company and doing business with him. He was a friend of mine and I will miss him a lot.

  5. Royce attended Carlisle Military School, Montgomery College, and the Merchant Marine Cadet School in San Mateo, California. After deploying as the Purser, his ship split in half off the Aleutian Islands in the frigid, stormy, North Pacific. Royce was a bat boy for the Washington Senators, an electrical engineer during the design and construction of the La Crosse Nuclear Reactor, a real estate broker and co-founder of Citation Homes, Inc. Royce played running back at Carlisle, a school where Shoeless Joe Jackson had pitched years before. During his youth he met the 8’4″ Giant Al Tomaini while hitchhiking through the south. Despite having a large family, we always took a 2 week summer vacation where we would fish, crab, boat, swim, and water ski. I learned carpentry, landscaping, sports, wiring, gardening, the work ethic, and discipline from my father. May he have peace after his struggles and appreciation from all who love him.

  6. latham family,im sorry he never got to play the golf he looked forward to.royce,thanks for all the good times at citation homes

  7. Dear Dorothy & Family, Please accept our deepest condolences and sympathies to your family for the loss of a loving husband, father and co-founder of Lathams. I have not had the honour to meet your family, but through my wife and son, my inner instinct tells me all I need to know: Mr. Latham Senior was as good a man as they come and together with you, Dorothy, he raised kind, righteous, upstanding children such as Royce Junior. His legacy of fine values, work ethic and virtues is carrying on through his children and gifted grandchildren; his gift of wonderful childhood memories to your children alone is a Crown Jewel above all treasures and riches of life. Mr. Royce Latham Senior has moved on to a higher plateau in the Circle of Life, the love he has bestowed upon his loving family will keep them warm through the winters to come, cherishing memories for future generations. All the love and blessings from the Pongs. Stanley, Sharon, Kate, Olivia, Audrey, Alison & Andrew.

  8. Dear Dorothy, If I hadn’t known Fred whilst living in London I would not have had the pleasure of meeting the Latham Family in Vienna. You welcomed me as a long lost friend and treated me as one of the family. Your generosity and kindness was above and beyond anything I have ever experienced and I cherish the memory and often think back to those special days I shared with you. Royce was a beautiful man, someone to respect, admire and adore and I will never forget him. My thoughts are with you, Daniel, Royce, Kevin, Kathy, Karen, Mark and Cindy. Sincere condolences, Pru

  9. Dear Kevin and Family, We are very sorry for your loss. Royce was a very nice and gentle person. May God bless his soul and complete all his wishes.

  10. Dear Dorothy and Latham Family, My love, thoughts, and prayers are with you and the entire family as you adjust to the loss of Royce. May God bless you with peace and strength in the coming days.

  11. Mrs. Latham and Family You have my family’s best wishes and condolences. Mr. Latham was a positive influence on my life and I know you will miss him a great deal. I will never forget the stories of the fishing trips for blues, the black Renault, Gaylord and the football coaching he gave to Dan and I. I’m sure he and Dad will have many things to recall now that they are together. I’m so sorry for your loss. Jim and Suzie Darnes

  12. Dear Dorothy and Family I share your sadness and have many fond memories of Royce. It was an honor to have known him and to have worked with him and all of you. He was a very honorable man and will be missed.

  13. We’re sorry for the loss of your father, Royce. It’s good that his suffering is over. Condolences to you and your family.

  14. Dear Mrs. Latham and Family I am sorry for your loss. Mr. Latham was a wonderful and honorable man who my family and I have a lot of respect of. He will be missed. Our best wishes and condolences. Joe Chang and Family

  15. Our deepest condolences to the Latham family. We will miss Royce tremendously for his friendship and caring virtues.

  16. Our thoughts and prayers are with Dorothy and the family. We are sorry we cannot be with you during this time as we are out of town.

  17. To the Latham family, My deepest condolences are sent to your family. Royce raised some wonderful children and was well respected in the community. My prayers are with all of you…

  18. Dear Dot, My thoughts and prayers are with you and all your family. So very sorry to hear of your dear husband’s death. With love, Anne Ring

  19. Dear Lathan Family, It is with deep sorrow that I learned about Royce’s passing. His memory will always be present, especially those wonderful years at Citation Homes with Dorothy and the rest of the team. May we all celebrate his life.

  20. Uncle Laddie I love you and so glad you were my Uncle. I remember the great times we had on the boat and you teaching me to fish and I caught my first fish Thank you. Thank you for everything I will surely miss you With great love Cincy as you called me Love cindy

  21. Mrs. Latham, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We will all miss Mr. Latham — he always had a friendly smile and a positive outlook.

  22. To Royce and all of your family, My deepest sympathy goes out to you and your family on the loss of your father. I remember meeting your parents back in the day. I think of you often, especially on August 3. Dotti Blum

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