Obituary: Roger R. McPherson |

Obituary: Roger R. McPherson

Roger R. McPherson
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June 20, 1942 — Aug. 6, 2018

Austin resident Roger R. McPherson passed away Monday, Aug. 6, 2018, at his residence. He was 76 years of age.

Roger R. McPherson was born June 20, 1942, in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, to Roger Arlo and Mina (Miller) McPherson. He spent his childhood in Craig, where he attended school and graduated from Moffat County High School with the class of 1961. After high school, he attended Colorado School of Mines.

On May 11, 1964 Roger married Frances Maria Gallegos in Craig. This union was blessed with four children, Roger, Briar, Regina, and Eric.

In Roger’s free time, he enjoyed fishing, woodworking, and motorcycle riding.

Mr. McPherson is survived by his four children, Roger Arlo (Elizabeth Ann) McPherson, of Casper, Wyoming; Briar Scott McPherson, of Casper, Wyoming; Regina Renae (Wayne) Woods of Flint, Michigan; and Eric Wayne McPherson of Casper, Wyoming; one brother, Milo McPherson of Craig; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

He is preceded in death by his parents, loving spouse of 44 years, Frances McPherson, and one sister, Arola Ann Burgman.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory.

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