Roger Greaser

Obituary of Roger Greaser

Roger Lee Greaser Sr., 71, of Kingwood, passed away peacefully, entering his Heavenly Home on Monday, April 24, 2017 following a courageous battle with cancer.

He was born in Kingwood on August 15, 1945, a son of the late Johnnie Lester Greaser and Hazel Anna Adams Greaser.

Roger was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother. He had worked for Interstate Farms, Daughtery Coal Company and Garbart Trucking. He also did general construction, grass mowing, helped the Bethlehem Cemetery and spent a lot of time on his small farm, but was mostly known as an excellent handyman and jack of all trades. He enjoyed the great outdoors especially riding motorcycles. He took many long motorcycle trips with family and friends and introduced his wife Karen to the joys of riding.

He is survived by his wife, Karen (Ovesney) Greaser; one daughter, Jodi Lee Davis and husband Brian of Kingwood; one son, Roger Lee Greaser Jr. and wife Jessica of Fairmont; three grandchildren who referred to him as their "Happy", Leeland Scott and Aaden James Greaser, Gemma LeeAnn Greaser; stepchildren, Anthony Talbert and wife Amanda of Patuxent River, MD; Valerie Northcraft and husband Alex of Sistersville, WV; step grandchildren, Trent, Madison and Ryan Talbert, Caitlyn, William and Lauren Northcraft; two brothers, Joseph Greaser and wife Joan of Kingwood and Charlie Greaser and wife Donna of FL.; one sister, Helen Sisler of Kingwood and a sister in law Elsie Greaser of Parsons.

He is preceded in death by his first wife Joyce Ann Tasker Greaser and several brothers and sisters.

Friends may call at the Field Funeral Home in Masontown on Friday April 28, 2017 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday April 29, 2017 with Rev. Steve Wotring officiating. Cremation will follow.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Roger's memory to WVU Comfort fund. The Comfort Fund's purpose is to provide temporary assistance to oncology patients who are receiving their care at West Virginia University Cancer Institute/Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center. The fund is utilized directly by patients until they can be linked with appropriate community, state or national resources. The Comfort Fund is available to help patients with various areas of need associated with cancer treatment including: medication costs, lodging, transportation, and other supportive and social services. There is no overhead for this fund, and money donated goes directly into the Comfort Fund for direct patient assistance. Please visit at

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