OBITUARY: ROGER SHROADES


Roger D. Shroades, 75, of Chester, passed, following a lengthy illness on Wednesday, June 19, 2024, at East Liverpool City Hospital.

Born, on April 29, 1949, in CA., he was the son of the late Bob and Virginia Bennet Shroades.

He was also preceded in death by his loving wife, Betsy Price Shroades.

Rogers was a graduate of Beaver Local High School. He dedicated his life to working tirelessly to provide a better future for his loved ones, always thinking of their needs before his own. Roger retired from First Energy where he worked in the control room.

He will be deeply missed by his wife, Arlinda Wright Shroades; son, Roger Shroades Jr. (Tammy Snider) of Tuscarawas, OH.; daughter, Melissa “Missy” Gibson (Joe) of Owenton, KY.; grandchildren, Shiana Snider, Arielle Shroades, Rachel Thurber (Trenton Cook), Colleen Copsy and Taylor Thurber; great-grandchildren, Kai James and Haley Aline Reynolds, Connor Thurber, Oliver Cooke and Felicity Copsy.

Pastor Mark Blakeley will celebrate Roger’s life at the Arner Funeral Chapel on Monday, June 24, 2024, at 1:00 PM. Private entombment will be held at Shadow Lawn Memory Gardens. You may visit with the family 2 hours before the service from 11:00 AM-1:00 PM.