Roger Freeland Yeager, Sr., 75, of Lumberport, passed away at 11:55am, Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at the United Hospital Center, Bridgeport. He was born in Greenbrier County, May 13, 1944 a son of the late Arthur Freeland and Julia Ann Wagner Yeager. On August 2, 1966, he married Dora Ann Pumphrey Yeager, who survives him. Also surviving are one daughter, Ida Moore and her husband Mark, Orville, OH, four sons, Roger F. Yeager, Jr. and his wife Marlene, Marshville, Arthur F. Yeager and his wife Michelle, Lumberport, James C. Yeager and his companion, Charlene Cochran, Clarksburg, Edward E. Yeager and his wife Jackie, Lumberport; his grandchildren, Amanda Cumpston and her husband James, Alicia Yeager-Shaffer and her husband Woody, Michael Hyde and his companion Samantha Gibbs, Shayla Owens and her husband Ron, Julia Yeager, Sharon Yeager, Stephanie Yeager, Chelsea Yeager, Claire Hart, Rick Shinn and his wife Sabrina, Becky Barnes and her husband john, Shaun Oldaker and his fiancé Jomanda Marchand, Juanita Rule and her husband Josh, Mark Moore, Jr., Elizabeth Moore; his great-grandchildren, Lilly and Preston Cumpston, Leila Yeager-Shaffer, Aydan Oldaker, and several other grandchildren and great-grandchildren; those that he considered his children, Michael Pumphrey and his wife Robin, Mt. Clare, and their children, Brayden and Alivia, Steve Pumphrey and his wife Patricia, and their children, Steven and Dakota Michael Pumphrey; his siblings, Joe Yeager and his companion Stella, Mannington, Chuck Yeager and his best friend Linda Milot, Lumberport, Clarence Eugene Yeager and his wife Shannon, Gypsy, Helen Goodwin and he husband Earl, Lambert’s Run, and Virginia McVhil, Stonewood, several nieces and nephews; his special friend that was like family, Nick Cabaccio, his best friends, Jean Dodd, Jerry Menendez, Vern Breckenrich, and Don Harbert.
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In addition to his parents, Roger was preceded in death by two grandchildren, Daniel Shinn and Christopher Ferrebee, and his siblings, Arthur (Junior) Yeager and Harold William Yeager.
Roger was formerly employed as a mechanic for Ken Auto Wrecking. He enjoyed driving around looking for deer, working on cars, and being in the outdoors. Roger was an avid hunter and fisherman and a great supporter of the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office. He was a Baptist by faith.
The family will receive friends at the Perine Funeral Home, 1348 S. Pike St., Shinnston, from 3-8pm, Monday, where funeral services will be held at 1pm, Tuesday, October 1, with Pastor Tim Sandy officiating. Interment will be in the Lions Club Cemetery in Lumberport. Condolences may be extended to the family at www.perinefunerals.com. The Perine Funeral Home is honored to serve Yeager family.