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Roger Cecil Williams

April 8, 1943 ~ March 5, 2020 (age 76)


Roger C. Williams, age 76 of Marengo went home on Thursday, March 5, 2020 surrounded by his family at his home. He was born on April 8, 1943 to the late Robert and Evelyn (Beacom) Williams.

Roger was the owner and operator at Truck One Company. He was an over the road semi-truck driver. Roger loved his grandkids, great-grandkids and his family. He had a big heart. He also loved to mow the yard.

On October 2, 1976, Roger married the love of his life, Erma Hughes, in Clintwood, VA and she survives in Marengo.

In addition to his wife, Roger is survived by his children: Kandy (Bruce) Levings and Melissa (Darrell) VanDyke both of Mt. Gilead, Karen (Kevin) Pruett of Delaware, Kimberly (Jeffery) Owens of Cardington, and James (Karen) Spencer of West Virginia; sister, Deanna (Jim) Ralph of Columbus; and 25 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Roger was preceded in death by 2 daughters: Kristy Renée Chamberlain and Stephanie Rhodes.

Friends may call on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM at Gompf Funeral Home, 440 Center Street in Cardington. The funeral service will be on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at the funeral home at 11:00 AM with Pastor Aaron Beacom officiating. Follow the service the burial will take place in the Alum Creek Friends Cemetery.

Those wishing to make a memorial contribution are asked to consider the National Kidney Foundation, 2800 Corporate Exchange Drive, Suite 260, Columbus, OH 43231.

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Public Viewing
March 10, 2020

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Gompf Funeral Home
440 Center Street
Cardington, OH 43315

Funeral Service
March 11, 2020

11:00 AM
Gompf Funeral Home
440 Center Street
Cardington, OH 43315

March 11, 2020

Alum Creek Friends Cemetery
3385 State Route 229
Marengo, OH 43334

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