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“I am so sorry to hear that Roy has passed away. We have been friends at First Baptist Church, Johns Island,SC, all our lives, as well as at St. John...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Joanne. Suggs Burkes - Greenwood, SC

“We wish to extend our sincere condolences to the Spain Family. Roy was a valued member of the SUPSHIP Charleston Team. During his time there he...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Thomas and Linda Pratt - VA

“I just saw this notice just now. Roy was my friend, confidant, and someone who I loved and looked up to since I was a teenager and Roy and Kitty...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Lt. Robert T. Jeffcoat, Sr. 1551 Wren Road Saint Stephen, SC 29479

“Sorry for the loss of a great man. Praying for the family. He's with his wife and in heaven now ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Joe Cardin - Fitzgerald, GA

“Played football and softball with Roy. Won the 1958 St. John's football State Championship with Roy. Story was that Roy was REALLY fast. So fast,...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: steve metts - Charleston, SC

“I have been friends with Roy's sister, Ruth, for 50 years. I only met Roy several times. I understand he was a special husband, father, grandfather...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: NOVELLA GOSS - Suwanee, GA


Roy Spain, Jr., 81, of Johns Island, SC, entered into eternal rest Sunday, August 22, 2021. His Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, August 25, 2021, in the J. Henry Stuhr Inc., West Ashley Chapel, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway at 1:00 pm. Burial will be private. The family will receive friends in the chapel one hour prior the service, starting at 12:00 pm. Masks and social distancing are required. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. West Ashley Chapel.

Roy was born April 20, 1940 in Atlanta, GA, son of the late Roy Spain, Sr. and the late Lucile H. Spain. He served for 6 years in the U.S. Navy and later retired from the Charleston Naval Shipyard. He was also a faithful member of the First Baptist Church of Johns Island where he served as a deacon and a leader in the children's ministry. He was known by his family as "Captain Roy" because of his love for fishing and shrimping.

He is survived by his sons, Roy "Tut" (Sheila) Spain, III of Summerville, SC, Rodney Allan (Cathie) Spain of Summerville, SC, and Troy D Spain of N. Charleston, SC; daughter, Karyn D Spain of Johns Island, SC; sisters, Ruth Harris of Homer, GA, and Martha Postell of Snellville, GA; brother, Forrest Spain of Johns Island, SC; six grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Roy was preceded in death by his wife, Eula Kathleen "Kitty" Spain.

Memorial donations may be made to First Baptist Church of Johns Island 3483 Maybank Hwy., Johns Island, SC, 29455.