He passed away peacefully from cancer at the age of 66.
Survivors include his loving wife, Karen; mother, Doris Davis; daughter, Amanda; stepdaughters, Lori and Tara, and seven grandchildren. Survivors also include his sisters of Johnson City, TN, Denise Kerney and husband, Tom, Janelle Grooms and husband Ron, Beth Davis, and Donna Gage and husband, Johnny, in addition to several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Walter Davis.
Roger donated his body to cancer research.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to: East TN Children's Hospital, Development Office, PO Box 15010, Knoxville, TN 37901-5010.