Roger Lee Marx
April 24, 1948 – June 7, 2018
Roger Lee Marx, 70, of Mission, Kansas, passed away suddenly at home June 7, 2018. Funeral services will be 10:00am, Tuesday, June 12th at Chapel Hill – Butler Funeral Home, 701 N. 94th St., KCK. Interment with Honors will follow in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.
Roger was born April 24, 1948 in KCK to Matthew and Cleta Marx. He graduated from Argentine High School and was drafted into the Army in 1967. Roger served in Okinawa during the Vietnam War as a Radio Relay and Carrier Operator, and was Honorably Discharged in 1969. He married the love of his life, Melinda Blythe on September 20, 1969. Roger worked for ADT for 13 years and retired from the KCK School District as a Janitor in November, 2006. He enjoyed woodworking, building, and coached a little league baseball team in his spare time.
Roger was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Gary, Bruce and Ronnie Marx; and his sister, Theresa Moreland.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Melinda Marx; his sons, Shane Marx (Whitney), and Steven Marx (Charleen); and his five grandchildren, Dylan, Korbin, Cora, Ethan, and Elaine Marx.
Fond memories and condolences for Roger may be left at www.chapelhill-butler.com, as arrangements are under the direction of Chapel Hill – Butler Funeral Home, 701 N. 94th St., KCK.
- Melinda Marx, Wife
- Shane Marx, Son
- Whitney Marx, Daughter-in-law
- Steven Marx, Son
- Charleen Marx, Daughter-in-law
- Dylan Marx, Grandson
- Korbin Marx, Grandson
- Cora Marx, Granddaughter
- Ethan Marx, Grandson
- Elaine Marx, Granddaughter
- Gary Marx, Brother
- Bruce Marx, Brother
- Ronnie Marx, Brother
- Theresa Moreland, Sister
- Funeral Service Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Roger Lee Marx
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June 12, 2018
I worked with Roger at New Stanley Elementary School and enjoyed many conversations with him. He was a kind man, generous with his time. He was always there to help. I certainly enjoyed my time with him. Roger was a good person.
May God comfort you.
June 11, 2018
Roger and I were classmates and graduates of the Class of '66 Argentine High in KCKs. We were both drafted and entered basic training at Ft Bliss Tx on the same day 9/15/ 67. I have never forgotten a 15 mile full gear march we on at White Sands New Mexico when he had a leg injury and had to stop. I helped Roger get off the trail and he was taken to the hospital. The injury looked severe and I never forgot the pain he was in--We were just kids being sent to where the Army wanted to send us. We went different ways from there and we bumped into one-another a few times over the years. Never forgot Roger and always have thought of him and our friendship those many years ago. God's Comfort to the Family----Johnie Lewis
June 9, 2018
I would like to thank Roger and Melinda for spending so many Christmas Eve’s with us. It took several years for the girls to figure out why Roger missed Santa’s arrival every year. Thanks for all the memories.