Eric "E.J." Girard Foreman, Jr., was born January 11, 2003, in Metter, Georgia, to the late LaTarsha Webb Lanier and Darriel Royal, Sr. He departed this life Monday, September 19, 2022.
He was a member of First Baptist Church, Stillmore, Georgia, where he attended from childhood until his passing. E.J. attended the public schools of Emanuel and Candler Counties, graduating from Metter High School in 2022.
E.J. is preceded in death by his mother, LaTarsha Lanier and paternal grandfather, Johnnie Royal.
He leaves to cherish his memories, his father, Darriel (Zanquisha) Royal, Sr.; a devoted mother figure, Joann Usher, Swainsboro, GA; maternal grandmother, Flora Waters and maternal great-grandmother, Mary George both of Metter, GA; maternal grandfather, James Webb, Swainsboro, GA; paternal grandmother, Frances Royal, Swainsboro, GA; three sisters, Quantiana (LaDarris) Lovette, Statesboro, GA, Fiera Royal and Ja'Nova Royal, Swainsboro, GA; six brothers, Darriel Royal Jr., Rincon, GA, LaShawn Young, Darriel Rountree, Darius Rountree, Lamarqus Webb, all of Swainsboro, GA, and Tyler Lanier, Metter, GA; two uncles, Jamar Webb, Orangeburg, SC and Johnny Royal Jr., Evans, GA; one aunt, Jamesha Webb, Adrian, GA; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
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