Roger D. Brockway, 87
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Roger D. Brockway, 87 of Ashland passed away on Monday, January 11, 2021 in the Good Shepherd Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
He was born on December 18, 1933 in Ashland the son of the late George and Fairy (nee Albright) Brockway.
Roger graduated from Savannah High School, Class of 1952. He married the love of his life, the former Betty L. Switzer on April 3, 1953.
He retired after many years from the City of Ashland; and owned and operated Brockway Masonry.
Roger was a member of Grace Church. Throughout his life, he enjoyed bowling at Luray Lanes, playing softball, golf, and euchre with his card club.
He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 67 years, Betty Brockway of Ashland; one daughter, Deb (Timothy) Markel of Ashland; two sons, Douglas (Kathleen) Brockway of Ashland and Dean (Stephanie) Brockway of Shenandoah; eleven grandchildren, Shannon (Jeremy) Jennings, Sarah (Greg) Summers, Sheldon Markel, Nicholas (Melissa) Brockway, Erin (Aaron Gulan) Brockway, Ryan (Sarah) Brockway, Maci Brockway, Kylie Brockway, and Cooper Brockway, Joel (Kristen) Brockway, and Daniel (Ashley) Brockway; 12 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Roger is preceded in death by one son, Dennis Brockway on January 18, 2012; one sister, Naomi Biddinger; and one brother, Donald Brockway.
Funeral services will be held Monday, January 18, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. in the Grace Church with Reverend Greg Summers officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to the service from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the church. A private family interment will take place at a later date in the Ashland County Memorial Park.
The service will be available via Facebook Live from the funeral home’s Facebook page.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Grace Church, 1144 West Main Street, Ashland, Ohio 44805.
Online condolences may be shared on the funeral home’s website at denbowfh.com.
Denbow-Gasche Funeral Home & Crematory is handling the arrangements.