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Halteman Fett & Dyer Funeral Home

436 North Broad Street, Lancaster, OH

OBITUARY

Roger E Taylor

February 18, 1948June 24, 2020

Taylor, Roger Eugene 1948 - 2020 Roger Taylor, age 72, passed away unexpectedly early Wednesday morning, June 24, 2020. He was born in Fairfield County, Ohio. He was the son of the late Russell and Mabel (Griffith) Taylor. Roger is survived by his significant other Victoria Goss, Daughters Tracy Hopkins (Jayson Finnearty), Angela Taylor (Michael Cope), Autumn Taylor-Butcher (Isaac Butcher); 6 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, and sisters; Gladys Moore, Jeannette Clark, Carol Ralph, Susan Simpson (John Simpson), Terry Karpinski, Sandra Terry and brother Barry Taylor (Roxanne Taylor) and numerous nieces, nephews, their children, and friends. He is preceded in death by brothers; George Taylor, Russell Taylor, Kenneth Taylor, Daniel Taylor and sisters; Ora Mae Moore, Janet Foss, and Maryln Russell. Roger was a hard working, loving father and grandfather. He valued his family above all and cherished every moment with each and every one of them. He loved hosting large family gatherings and celebrations. Roger served in the U.S Army and was a Vietnam Veteran. He always went above and beyond to help anyone and everyone he could. Roger was a beacon of light and touched so many people’s lives and left a lasting impression. He was truly the salt of the earth and will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

Dignity Cremation is to take place through the HALTEMAN-FETT & DYER FUNERAL HOME.

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Terry Karpinski

July 12, 2020

When I think of my brother Roger, I remember that he never wavered from his principles. He was always kind, generous, quick-witted; concerned more for others than for himself. His compassion was reflected in his eyes. His laugh started with the most amazing chuckle. I dearly loved him, and I will always remember him as an extraordinary man.

Jeannette Clark

July 2, 2020

I was so happy to see you and Vickie and your three little doll babies come to Houston. You both had decided to look around in the jobs and Housing available. Then they went home and you stayed awhile longer. We talked you in to staying with us and we had more fun. My Bob could not believe that Roger and I could stay up till 2 in the morning every night and talk! He would ask “What do you all talk about?” I would tell him “everything”! That is the way Roger is, for he was a smart man. He could talk about anything. When I think of Roger I see a big happy smile that has been there since he was a kid sitting at our big supper table. He used to tell Mom, ‘set the table Mable’! He was truly a pal to us girls. When he was in Houston, we used to call him Little Joe Cartwright because he looked like Little Joe on Bananza. It just broke my heart when he left Houston, for now I was alone again without siblings near by. I noticed when dear Roger talked of other people he never once spoke harshly. He didn’t put them down. That wasn’t his style! I was so proud to call him brother! He will be so missed! God Speed little Brother!

Kylah Billings

June 30, 2020

Having my papaw have a huge part in raising me is a huge blessing. I’ll forever cherish our breakfast dates at Nana and Pops, our steakhouse dinners every birthday, every holiday get together, sneaking out of our rooms late at night to meet each other in the kitchen for cookies, our talks, our laughs, everything. I am so grateful to have spent so much of my life with you ❤️ I’ll carry you with me, wherever I go. I love you forever 💕 I’ll be missing you every second of every day until I see you again. RIP papaw, I’ll always be your peewee girl!

Linda Estep

June 29, 2020

I am heartbroken to hear of Roger’s passing. He was such a special person in mine and my late husband Harold’s lives in our younger years. So many wonderful and fun memories we shared with him and Vikki. He was a wonderful sweet and loving man and he will be missed so much by all who had the honor to know him. I will always hold him close to my heart and remember all the great times the 4 of us had together back in our hay days. Sweet memories. Rest In Peace my dear friend. 😢💔🙏