Roger Lee Stover, 67, of Bellview Ave., Fairmont, passed away early Tuesday morning in Monongalia General Hospital.
He was born June 3, 1950, in Fairmont, son of the late Roy B. "Mickey" and Maxine Dawson.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Brenda Jo Stover, who died in 2011.
Roger was a member of Highland Avenue United Methodist Church in Fairmont. He graduated from Farmington High School in 1968. He was actively serving as a school bus driver for the Marion County school system for the last 45 years. He and his son Justin ran a lawn care service in Marion County for the last 21 years. He earlier was employed at the Farmington Box factory. Roger enjoyed all family activities. He loved to go fishing, camping and traveling to the Outer Banks in North Carolina.
Survivors include two sons, Roger Lee Stover II of Fairmont and Justin Michael and his wife Amanda Stover of Rivesville; two daughters, Heather Marie Carmines of McLean, Virginia, and Stephanie Rene and her husband Jeffery Beach of Cumberland, Virginia; 10 grandchildren, Skyler Austin Stover, Starr Shayleigh Stover, Somer Sharae Stover, Nicolas Michael Stover, Ethan Alexander Stover, MacKenzy Rae Thompson, Emma Jo Beach, Dakota Thomas Leonard, Makenna Hope Thompson and Mikayla Morgan Carmines; a sister and her husband, Carol Jean and Terry Sponaugle of Mannington; and a nephew, T.J. Sponaugle and niece, Amber Sponaugle.
Mr. Stover has chosen cremation services. Family and friends are invited to a memorial service at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 1, 2017. This will be held at East Fairmont High School in the school auditorium, with Pastor Scott Kreps officiating.
Ford Funeral, Ford Chapel, 201 Columbia St., Fairmont, WV are handling funeral arrangements.
Online condolences may be made to fordfuneralhomes.com.
Published on June 25, 2017