The funeral for Royal Tophia Jr. will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at New Season Ministries with burial in Rest Haven Cemetery.
The Rev. Wayne Grayer will officiate.
Visitation will be today from 1 to 6 p.m. at West Memorial Funeral Home, which is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Thophia, 78, died Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at the OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville.
He was a track repairman born in New Orleans, La.
Guests may go online and sign the guest register at http://www.westmemorial.com .