June 21, 2015; WZZM
Grand Rapids businessman and philanthropist Charles Royce Sr. passed away Saturday morning at the age of 90. He graduated from Central High School, Grand Rapids Junior College, now Grand Rapids Community College, and earned an Engineering degree from Marquette University. Royce served on the USS Elkhart after attending Midshipman School in Fort Schuyler, NY. He then returned to Grand Rapids and the family business Royce Rolls Ringer.