- February 5, 1924 - October 9, 2012
- Lima, Ohio
of Roger's Passing
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“I have many fond memories of Uncle Rog, since I spent alot of time at their house with Diana. When I think of Uncle Rog, I think of OSU, the Detroit...Read More »
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“My best memory of Uncle Rog was when I was a young boy he would take his son Mike myself and my dad who passed away in 1999. Would go to the Ohio...Read More »
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“Our deepest sympathies go out to your family at this time, especially to Ms. Winnie. We love you guys and are sorry for your loss. Diana, you were...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Bethany Onnen - Delphos, OH
“Winnie & Family, We are so sorry to hear of your loss, please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers during this time. Roger was a great...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Freida N Beougher - Miamisburg, OH
“It is with great sadness that I am here today. Roger was great friend and mentor to me, a wonder friend to my father, and the best neighbor anyone...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Jim Brown - Dublin , OH - friend
“We will miss Roger at the Army Reunions, and the way he "expressed" his opinions. Our condolences. ....Bob
6 of 10 | Posted by: Robert Karr - Milford, MI
“My thoughts and prayers go out to Mike and his family.
8 of 10 | Posted by: April Frerker - Belleville, IL
“With deepest sympathy, we pray God will continue to console the hearts of you and your family during your time of bereavement. May the memories you...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Christopher and Sonia Shuler - SC
“So many fond memories of Uncle Rog growing up. He was so handsome and he and Uncle Bid would always give me their New Year's Eve horns and hats when...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Kay Wilhelm - Circleville, OH
Roger R. Mawhorr,
88 of Lima, Ohio died on Tuesday, October 9, 2012, at 9:40 PM surrounded by his loving family, at Springview Manor Nursing Home in Lima, Ohio.
Born February 5, 1924 in Lima, Ohio, he was the son of the late Roy R. Mawhorr and the late Ida (Riggle) Mawhorr.
Roger married Winifred Carolus, the love of his life, on February 5, 1952. She survives in Lima. He was a veteran of the United States Army with the 52nd Engineers during WWII. He retired from the Lima Sohio/BP Refinery in 1983 after 38 years. He was a member of the South Side Christian Church; life member of the VFW Post 1275. He was also a member of the Military Order of the Cooties-Lima; the American Legion post 96-Lima; Eagles Aerie 370-Lima; a life member of the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge #199-Lima. He was an avid Ohio State Buckeyes Fan, and also loved baseball, golf, hunting and fishing. He enjoyed singing and dancing.
Surviving are: two sons, Edward (Karen) Mowrey of Denver, CO and Michael (Jackie) Mawhorr of Mascoutah, IL; two daughters, Diana Bassitt of Lima, OH and Carol (Jeff) Felkey of Powell, OH; sixteen grandchildren and twenty-six great grandchildren; a sister, Catherine Crawford of Lima, OH.
He was preceded in death by: a son, James Roger Mawhorr; a brother, Billy J. "Bid" Mawhorr; five sisters, Susie Eagy, Marie Loughridge, Helen Ferrall, Elizabeth Layton and Maxine Putt.
Visitation times will be on Thursday, October 11, 2012 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home, and Friday, October 12, 2012 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 p.m. at Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home.
Funeral service will be Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. at South Side Christian Church with Rev. Doug Adams and Rev. Wanda Werking officiating.
Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Lima, OH. Graveside Military Service conducted by VFW Post 1275
Memorial Contribution in Lieu Of Flowers Contributions may be made to the James Cancer Hospital and Research, 300 W. 10th Ave. #519, Columbus, Ohio 43210.