Beverly Belvin Roycroft, 92, died Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at home surrounded by her family. A Durham native, Beverly was born September 1, 1922 to the late Dock Durham Belvin and Nettie Beverly Belvin.
A graduate of Braggtown High School. Beverly attended Brevard College. She worked at Wachovia Bank for many years. Beverly was a longtime and devoted member of St. Paul United Methodist Church in Durham. She was a loving and dedicated wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed gardening and her dogs.
Beverly was an avid and dedicated Duke fan.
Beverly is survived by her loving son, William Roycroft and wife, Linda of Durham; two granddaughters, Laurie Brown and husband Evan of Hurdle Mills, Jessica Roycroft of Durham; two great grandchildren, Austin and Landon Brown of Hurdle Mills. She was preceded in death by a son, George Belvin Roycroft; her husband Chester Roycroft; three brothers, Herman E. Belvin, George Belvin, William P. Belvin; two sisters, Janet Belvin Ashe and Eleanor B. Hobgood.
Private burial at Maplewood Cemetery, Durham. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Duke Memory Disorder Clinic, 220 West Main St. Suite A200 Durham, NC 27705. The family is being assisted by Hall-Wynne Funeral Service, Durham. Online condolences at www.hallwynne.com