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DELCO — Roy R. Bordeaux, 84, passed away Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016, at Brunswick Cove.

Born Dec. 29, 1931, in Columbus County, N.C., he was a son of Charlie French Bordeaux and Mary Bordeaux. Mr. Bordeaux retired from the Wilmington Star News and was a member of Prosper Baptist Church in Delco.

Mr. Bordeaux is survived by his wife, Frances E. Wells Bordeaux; sons, Michael Roy Bordeaux, and his wife, Mollie, and Mark Glenn Bordeaux; grandsons, Jeremy S. Bordeaux, and his wife, Jen, and Michael R. Bordeaux Jr., and his wife, Brooke; five great-grandchildren; and his sister, Macylean Morris.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 26, at Prosper Baptist Church. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow in Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery.