Roger E. Keyser

November 11, 1946 ‒ August 04, 2016

Delaware, Ohio

Roger E. Keyser, 69, of Delaware passed away Thursday afternoon August 4, 2016 at Grady Memorial Hospital.

He was born November 11, 1946 in Delaware to the late Donald and Elizabeth (Page) Keyser and graduated from Delaware Hayes High School. He went on to proudly serve his country during the Vietnam War as a member of the United States Navy.

Roger retired from Advance Auto Parts and was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles #376, Redman Lodge #080 and the AmVets Post #102, all of Delaware. He had a passion for golf and when younger, he enjoyed fishing and bowling. He was an avid fan of the Ohio State Buckeyes and NASCAR. He also enjoyed his feline companions including feeding all of the strays.

Left to cherish his memory are his son, Todd (Veronica) Keyser of Seattle, Washington; daughters, Amy (William) Zoller and Kirin (Jeffrey) Dixon of Delaware; grandchildren, Kelsey, Alex, Isabelle, Samuel, Katelyn and Ella; great grandchild, Johanna; brothers, Donald Jr. (Sheba) and Rodney Keyser of Delaware; several nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held on Friday August 12, 2016 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm at the Fraternal Order of Eagles #376, 127 E. William Street, Delaware.

The Snyder Rodman Funeral Center of Delaware is honored to serve this veteran and his family.

Contributions in Roger’s memory may be made to the Humane Society of Delaware County, 4920 SR 37 E, Delaware, OH 43015.

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  • I am so saddened by the passing of Roger but we are very blessed to have been able to be a part of his life. Many tee times together & many laughs and his cheerful smile, witty sense of humor & caring heart are a few qualities we will always have with us. Our hearts go out to his family during this time of loss.

  • Anyone that was blessed to know Roger was lucky. He could light up a room with his quick humor. He will be missed by many. I was fortunate to know him over 30 years. I will miss him. I have so many memories and I will treasure them all forever.

  • Roger was remembered in thought and prayer by his classmates at the 52nd reunion of Delaware Hayes High School Class of “64” held on Sat. August 6. We will keep Roger and his family in our hearts now and in the days and years to come.

  • Roger will be missed greatly from us all. Our condolences to his family. He may be gone , but will never be forgotten.