Roger Lee Strawser, 68, of Eglon, WV, died from a farming accident on October 21, 2021. He was born January 18, 1953 in Oakland, MD, a son of the late Glen Dorman and Helen May (Paugh) Strawser.
After graduating Aurora High School, Roger began working for Peters Fuel in Elkins where he was a truck driver. Following his truck driving days, he worked for Fints Stone Company and then made a 44-year career out of being a coal miner, working for Buffalo and Arch Coal Companies where he was also a certified welder and electrician. Retiring from the mines in August of 2018, Roger never gave up his passion for working on the farm. He loved spending time with his family and he never met a stranger. Roger was always eager to help a friend in need and always greeted you with a very generous smile. He was a member of the Sugarlands Church – West Marva District, Maple Spring Church of the Brethren, and a trustee of Camp Galiliee.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Deborah (Shaffer) Strawser, whom he married on July 6, 1974; two sons, Brian Lee Strawser and wife Dawn, Travis Wayne Strawser and fiancé Krystal Davidson all of Eglon; three grandchildren, Brandon Lee Strawser and friend Brianna Welch of Aurora, Tyler Wayne Strawser of Oakland, Trayden Way Strawser of Eglon; step-grandchildren, Cameron Upton and friend Gracie Custer of Oakland, Keaton Upton of Cumberland, Colton Upton of Eglon, Kaden Bowman of Ohio, and Kiya and Kash Hopper of Ohio; one great grandchild, Saylor Lee Strawser; one brother, Allen D. Strawser and wife Annette of Aurora, nephew Micheal and wife Hillary Strawser, and their children Vera and Jase Strawser; former daughters-in-law, Amy Stemple of Aurora and Jessica DeWitt of Oakland.
Friends will be received at Maple Spring Church of the Brethren, Tuesday, October 26 from 3 – 7 pm and on Wednesday, October 27 from 10 – 11 am. A funeral will be conducted at 11:00 am with Pastor Sam Moon and Pastor Bob Spaid officiating. Interment will follow in the Maple Springs Cemetery. The Hinkle-Fenner Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Strawser family at this time.
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