Eugene O. Roeder

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2/25/2008 20:00:00

Plymouth Oh 2/28/2008 11:00:00

Eugene O. Roeder, age 80, resident of Plymouth, Ohio passed away on Monday, February 25, 2008 in MedCentral Mansfield Hospital. He was born on May 18, 1927 in Findlay, Ohio to the late Oswald “Hoot” and Cleora (Slaughterbeck) Roeder. He was a Willard resident for many years later moving to Plymouth. Mr. Roeder was a butcher and meatcutter having worked with the former Pat Wilcox IGA in Willard and retired from Mack’s Foodland in Plymouth. He was a veteran of the US Army having served in WWII. Mr. Roeder was a member of the Plymouth American Legion, the Willard Masonic Lodge and enjoyed camping and his CB radio using the handle “Copperhead.”
He is survived by his wife, Shirley (Hershiser) Roeder whom he married on June 29, 1974; one daughter and son-in-law, Diane and Marvin Cok of Spartanburg, SC; four step children and spouses, Deborah and Ken Johnston of Bloomdale, OH; Kelly and Kathy Kimble of St. Robert, MO; Michael Kimble of Plymouth; Debra “Toi” Miller of Cygnet, OH; 2 grandchildren; 12 step grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; 5 step great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his first wife, Juanita (Burger) Roeder in 1971.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, February 28, 2008 at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Plymouth with Reverend Leonard Shatkus officiating. A private commital service will be held later in Greelawn Cemetery in Plymouth, Ohio. In lieu of flowers the family requested memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society or the Plymouth-Shiloh Athletic Boosters. Secor Funeral Home in Plymouth assisted the family with arrangements. Online condolences can be made at


Don & Janice Cok - Mar 3, 2008

Dear Uncle Marv & Aunt Di,
You have our deepest sympathy during this time of grief. It is hard to loose your Dad at any point in life. May God bless and comfort you at this time.
Mush love from our whole family,
Don,Janice,Ben,Jacob,Kristen & Jon Cok

Linda & Bill Markovich - Feb 29, 2008

Di, We are so very sorry for the loss of your Dad. We’re sorry that we couldn’t be with you in Ohio just to hold your hand and give you support. Just know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. We love you, Linda & Bill

Connie (Floro) Coe - Feb 27, 2008

Diane and Marvin:
Aunt Jo called and let me know about Uncle Gene. Our thoughts are with you during this time. Uncle Gene was a great man and went out of his way to make people feel special. We will keep your family in our prayers.
Tom and Connie Coe

Mim Shelden - Feb 27, 2008

Di, Lou and I are thinking about you and your family. We love you and will have to have some group hugs when you get home.

Susie - Feb 27, 2008

Wish I could wrap my arms around you and hold on tight. Know that you are loved.

carl&grace rader - Feb 26, 2008

we are sorry to hear are payer are with you and your family
the raders
carl &grace[willet]

Darla Picklesimer - Feb 26, 2008

So sorry to hear about your loss. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.