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Royal Roger Needham

May 4, 1931 ~ March 7, 2018 (age 86)

Mr. Royal Roger Needham, age 86, of Pilot Mountain, NC, passed away on March 7, 2018, at his home. He was born on May 4, 1931 in Surry County, NC to the late Nathan Bundy Needham and Ruth Emma Hiatt Needham.

Mr. Needham is survived by his loving wife, Peggy Ellen Blizard Needham; two sons, Roger Jeffrey Needham, and Nathan Lance Needham and wife Lora; one sister, Lorene Dawson; and two grandchildren, Samuel Needham and Julia Needham.

He was predeceased by his parents, Nathan Bundy Needham and Ruth Emma Hiatt Needham; and two brothers Paul and Junior Needham. 

A graveside service will be conducted on Sunday March,11, 2018 at Skyline Memory Gardens at 3:00 P.M. with Rev. Wayburn Mosley officiating. Interment will follow in Skyline Memory Gardens.

Cox-Needham Funeral Home of Pilot Mountain (, is respectfully serving the Needham family.


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