Roger Dale Sexton, age 68, of Daniels, WV, passed away at Charleston Area Medical Center General Division on Monday, August 28, 2017.
Born on December 26, 1948, at Summerlee, he was the son of the late Rev. Willis E. Sexton and Hester Nutter Sexton.
Mr. Sexton was self-employed in fine carpentry and the lawn care industries. He was a member of The Gospel Chapel at Daniels and was a US Army Veteran.
Mr. Sexton loved his church family and will be especially remembered for teaching Sunday School and leading singing at the church. Mr. Sexton recently received recognition for being a singer, a teacher, a Board Member, a leader, a worker and a True Disciple of the Lord in his Church. His name has been synonymous with The Gospel Chapel for 40 years.
Mr. Sexton also loved spending time with his grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Paul Sexton.
Those survivors left to cherish his memory include his wife, of nearly 45 years, Lois Copley Sexton; his children, Jean Simpson and husband, Joel, of Lake Charles, LA; Allen Sexton and wife, Rachel, of Shady Spring, and Jennifer McNeely and husband, Jeff, of Daniels; two brothers, Russell Sexton and wife, Karen, and Marvin Sexton and his wife, Karen, all of Jackson, Michigan; four sisters, Anna Mae Duty and husband, Richard, of Jackson, Michigan, Doris Ruppert, of Niles, Michigan, Sandra Hankins of Arden, NC, and Esther Oswald and husband, Owen, of Jackson, Michigan; four grandchildren, Joel, Julianne, Maxwell, Ainsley, and another one on the way; a sister-in-law, Joyce Sexton, of Jackson, Michigan, along with many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted at Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home Shady Spring Chapel on Saturday, September 2, 2017 at 11AM with Pastor Luke Richmond officiating. Burial will follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens at Prosperity, WV. Friends may visit with the family from 6 PM until 9 PM on Friday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Mason Smith, Mark Morgan, John Grose, Jeff McNeely, Tim Cochran and Rusty Richardson. Honorary pallbearers will be Joel McNeely and Maxwell Sexton.
Private online condolences, floral tributes, and other expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family via our guestbook at www.roseandquesenberry.net
Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home Shady Spring Chapel, 729 Flat Top Road, Shady Spring, WV.
Published on August 30, 2017