Roger Gene Land

22 February, 19409 January, 2021

Roger G Land 80, of Palmetto, FL passed away peacefully on January 9, 2021 with family nearby.

Roger was born in Rochester, NY. He was an avid boater and was always available to share his wonderful and often funny boating stories. Roger drove OTR for many years, including being a Greyhound bus driver and was a member of the Palmetto Moose Club.

He is preceded in death by his father Derrell Land, mother Mildred Bliss, sister Joyce Magruder and son Jim Larry.

Roger is survived by wife Patricia D Land of Palmetto, FL. Children Kathy Sawyer, Montvale, NJ, Paul Griffith, Valrico FL, Amy Bruno (Joe), Greenland, NH and M. Scott Larry, Boca Raton, FL. Son-in law Jeff Sawyer. Daughter-in-law Meredith Griffith. Grandchildren Jeffery Sawyer Jr, Steven Sawyer, Robert Sawyer, Alicia Griffith, Jessi Pitt Thagard and Emerson Payne. Great granddaughter Cora. Nieces Karen and Sandy, nephew Paul. Sister-in-law Sharon and brother-in-law Chuck and many other family and friends. He will be greatly missed by all.

Due to the Covid-19 restrictions there will not be a gathering at this time.


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Karen Briggs

17 January 2021

There are a million memories of course, but one of the best was when I asked him to find a large seashell for Jeff for Christmas when he was 7 or so to "hear" the ocean. It was a funny ordeal story. This year Tyler will get a seashell...that seashell . Life and Love go on

Angel Asmuth

14 January 2021

Thinking of you at this sad time Pat and will forever miss hearing,
Captain Rog.....
Our deepest Condolences

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