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Mr. Roger Lee Pate

July 19, 1969 ~ October 14, 2021 (age 52)

Tribute

Roger Lee Pate (52), beloved father, son, brother and uncle went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 14, 2021. Roger was born on July 19, 1969, to Grover and Mary Ann Pate of Roanoke, Virginia. His twin sons were the light of his life and he loved them with all of his heart. Roger loved classic cars and enjoyed collecting radio-controlled cars. Anyone who knew Roger knew that he was always happy and smiling. He was a friend to everyone and had a contagious laugh. He was a very hard worker in the manufacturing industry for over thirty-six years, and made many friends at the Marvin Companies, where he will be greatly missed.

He was preceded in death by his Father, Grover Pate Jr. Those left to cherish his memory include his sons, Michael and Matthew (Saleana), his Mother, Mary Ann Pate, his sister, Wanda Wills, his niece Ashley King (Galen), his great-nephews, Kaleb and Galen, and many other family members and cherished friends.

The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 pm, Tuesday, October 19, 2021, at Lotz Funeral Home, 1001 Franklin Road, Roanoke. A celebration of Roger’s life will be held at 1:00 pm, Wednesday, October 20, 2021, at Lamplight Baptist Church , 4307 Rock Garden Ln, Roanoke, VA 24018 with Pastor Jeffery Gardner officiating. Burial will follow at Mountain View Cemetery, Boonesmill. Online condolences may be made at www.lotzfuneralhomeroanoke.com.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
October 19, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Lotz Funeral Home Roanoke
1001 Franklin Rd SW
Roanoke, VA 24016

Visitation
Tuesday
October 19, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lotz Funeral Home Roanoke
1001 Franklin Rd SW
Roanoke, VA 24016

Service
Wednesday
October 20, 2021

1:00 PM
Lamplight Baptist Church
4307 Rock Garden Lane
Roanoke, VA 24018

Cemetery

Mountain View Memorial Park
5970 Grassy Hill Road
Boonesmill, VA 24065

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