Preceded by parents, Frank and Eleanore; 1st wife, Ruthanne (Jarvis); infant daughter, Heather Marie; 2 sisters, Donna Everts and Evelyn Minnis; nephew, Danny Everts; niece, Diane Everts; parents-in-law, Elmer B and LaVergne Reynolds. Surviving are a brother, Eugene; wife, Sharon Murphy-Pepper; daughter, Lisa Page (Nathan) Pray; stepson, Shane K Reynolds; grandchildren, Esek and Allis Pray; step-grandson, Nicholas Johnson; 2 brothers-in-law, Barry L. (Karen) Reynolds, Chris P. Reynolds (Sheila) Reynolds; sister-in-law, Linda (Terry) Cole-Goldberg; several nieces and nephew; 1 step-niece; and grandnephews.
Roger worked at various jobs: Kinney Shoes, Warner Lamburt in Rockford, IL, McDonalds, Oak Park YMCA (Lansing) and as Independent contractor for the Lansing State Journal.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 14, 2015, at 11:00 AM, at Community Faith Church, 4801 Willoughby, Holt, MI. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the family.