Roger Ray Canfield, 63, of Chatham, passed away Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at his home. He was born in Sutton, West Virginia, on October 20, 1949 to Curtis Edward and Maggie Lena Mollahan Canfield and had resided in the Chatham area for the past 40 years.
Roger retired in 2000 from Ford Motor Company in Brookpark and was an avid hunter. He was a U.S. Army veteran having served in Vietnam.
Surviving are his wife, Mildred; five children, Lena (Ray Landis) Canfield of West Salem, Harry (Cassandra) Canfield of Seville, Joseph Canfield of Chatham, Jerry Canfield of Medina, Valerie Canfield of Brunswick; 10 grandchildren, Jillian, Grace, Andrew, Benjamin, Carly, Peyton, Lucas, Isabella, Katie, and Samuel; sisters, Flossie Spinks of West Virginia, Corrine Drosneos of Wadsworth, Sandy Kay (William) Sims of Medina; brothers, Denver (Geraldine) Canfield of Indiana, Allen Canfield of Rittman, David Canfield of West Virginia; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, close friends and neighbors.
He was preceded in death by his parents and eight siblings.
Memorial service will be Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 4 P.M. at the Parker & Son Funeral Home, 210 Medina St., Lodi, (330) 948-1122. Pastor Joe Skladany will officiate. Visitation will be two hours prior to the service at the funeral home. Graveside service will be Monday, February 11, 2013 at 9:30 A.M. at the Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery in Rittman.
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