Roger Franklin Leafgreen Jr.

July 13, 1946February 5, 2019

Roger F. Leafgreen Jr.

Roger Leafgreen of Scottsbluff died at his home on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. Cremation has taken place. Roger struggled with multiple medical problems in his last years. Roger was born July 13, 1946 and grew up in Minatare and later moved to Scottsbluff and graduated from Scottsbluff High School in 1964. After high school he went to work for Barney's Electric and became a licensed electrician. He then went back to school graduating from Chadron State with a business degree. Roger worked in the lighting business in Colorado for several companies and also worked for two national lighting companies as a sales representative. He also served in the National Guard. Roger loved his pets Duffy and Sophie. Roger married Kathy Burda and later Barbara Sherman.

Roger is survived by his brother Douglas (Melody) of Gering, children Toby (Robin) and children, Nicole (Jonathan) Hoesch and children. Susan (Mark) Masterton of Scottsbluff, children Lindsey (Matt) Mahan and children, and Allen Masterton. He was preceded in death by his parents, Roger and Lenora Leafgreen.

His memorial service will be this Saturday, February 9, 2019 at Bethel Baptist Church at 1812 Avenue I in Scottsbluff at 2:00 pm. Inurnment will take place at a later date. Memorials can be made to the family or Panhandle Humane Society. Condolences may be left at Dugan Kramer Funeral Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.

Special thanks to those who provided care and kindness to Roger during his difficult time.


  • Family or Panhandle Humane Society


  • Memorial Service Saturday, February 9, 2019

Roger Franklin Leafgreen Jr.

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Tim & Roxi Engelland

February 10, 2019

To Doug and Melody, Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Barb Griggs

February 10, 2019

Had a lot of fun with this fellow classmate.

Brad Seiter

February 9, 2019

So sorry for your loss.

Jane Purtzer

February 8, 2019

So very sorry about Roger. Prayers and blessings for you all!

Bob & Christy Glandt

February 8, 2019

Doug & Mel, Sue & Mark,
Our sincere condolences on Roger's passing. We had connected at various times over the years-mostly when he was in Denver. He was always the same-upbeat, a tad irreverent, but always a gentleman.

May you find solace in the memories of the good brother he was.


Bones & Christy