Roger D. Eberly, 77, of Englewood passed away Friday,Sept. 21.
Born March 26, 1935, in Lansing Mich., the son of Hilton and Fern Eberly, he was a graduate of Michigan State University class of 1958.
He met and married his wife of 53 years, Sandra L Fenner of Martin, Mich., in college. As a dedicated employee with Gulf Oil Corp. for 31 years, then CN Brown Oil for another seven, he and his family lived in Michigan, New Hampshire and Rhode Island before he and Sandra retired to Englewood in 2003.
Roger D. Eberly
An avid boater, RV enthusiast and an active member of Englewood United Methodist Church, he was always devoted to his family, his faith and serving others.
He cherished time spent boating with his family on Lake Winnapasaukee, N.H., or traveling with Sandra in their RV to visit friends and family. He and Sandra had a knack of making friends wherever life took them.
Roger is survived by his wife, Sandra L. Eberly, of Englewood; son, Rex Eberly; wife, Esther, of West Kingston, R.I.; daughter, Lori Damphousse and husband, Ed, of Marshfield, Mass.; son-in-law, Harald Jordan of Durango, Colo.; seven grandchildren; and sisters, Janet Heymann, Pennsylvania and Linda Seitz, Michigan.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Dr. Leanne Eberly Jordan of Durango, Colo.
A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Englewood United Methodist Church, 700 East Dearborn St., Englewood.
In lieu of flowers send donations to Englewood United Methodist Church. Lemon Bay Funeral Home and Cremation Services is in charge of arrangements. Express condolences at lemonbayfh.com.