Roger L. Stith
November 10, 1939 ‒ February 04, 2018
Roger L. Stith, age 78 of Sunbury died late Sunday night, February 4, 2018 at Countryview of Sunbury after a brief battle with cancer.
He was born on November 10, 1939 at home on Harrison Street in Sunbury the son of the late Henry and Aleta B. (Rinehart) Stith.
Roger was a 1957 graduate of Big Walnut High School and worked for many years as a carpenter and handy man with his dad. He was also a rural mail carrier for 30 years retiring in 1995.
On November 14, 1959 he married Maggie Ulrey at the Centerburg United Methodist Church.
Roger was a lifetime member of the Big Walnut Conservation Club where he previously held the title of President for 21 years. It was his home away from home and after retirement he took care of maintenance around the grounds.
A true outdoorsman, Roger enjoyed hunting and fishing, especially with his kids. He also had a workshop in his basement where you might find him woodworking.
Rogers had lots of friends and would strike up a conversation with anybody; he loved to talk.
He will be missed by his wife, Maggie; their children Sally (Bob Fleming) Stith of Rancho Cucamonga, California, Scott Stith of Garland, Texas, and Mike Stith of Johnstown; grandchildren Zach, Mitchell, Macy; Heather and Roxanne; great grandchildren Jace, Liley, Scott, Gunner, and Kalie; his sister Ann Powell of Reynoldsburg; and his sister-in-law Debbie Stith of Sunbury.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brother Phillip N. Stith.
Friends may call on the family on Sunday, February 11, 2018 from 2-6 PM at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 637 North State Route 61, Sunbury, Ohio 43074. A Celebration of Roger’s life will take place in the spring at the BW Conservation Club.
Memorial contributions may be made to Bella Care Hospice, 2215 Citygate Drive # E, Columbus, Ohio 43219.
The DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home of Sunbury is honored to serve Roger’s family. Special memories and condolences can be expressed to them at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com