2010-07-29 / Obituaries

Roger Ray Melius Sr.

55, Springville, N.Y.

Roger Ray Melius Sr., 55, Springville, N.Y., (formerly of Fulton County) passed away peacefully on July 25, 2010, after a long battle with cancer.

He was born in Ft. Riley, Kansas, on August 6, 1954. He was the beloved son of Raymond E. Melius of Carlisle (formerly of Fulton County) and the late Jean Melius and stepmother Sandy Houck.

Roger is survived by his former wife, Dawn Melius, and children: Roger Jr., Shannon, Christopher, Raymond II, Joseph and Steven; brothers and sisters: Audrey Slates, Ronald Melius, Diane Yocum and Bonnie Wolfe; stepsisters: Sandra Foor and Evelyn Melius; and grandchildren: Edward Bratek and Melika Melius.

Roger was a great musician and played in several bands. He coached Little League and was involved in Boy Scouts. He had a passion for Corvettes and muscle cars. He was a mechanic at Broad Elm Tire for many years.

His smiles and laughter will be missed by all, but his love will be in the hearts of those who knew him forever.

Services were held at Wurtz Funeral Home, 9287 Boston State Road, Boston, N.Y., Thursday, July 29, 2010, at 11 a.m.

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