Roger E. Lashaway, 68, of Kunkle, Ohio passed away on Monday, January 25, 2022 at his home. He was born on May 17, 1953 in Wauseon to Lloyd Jay and Eileen Frances (Myers) Lashaway.
Roger graduated from North Central High School in 1971 and went on to honorably serve his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.
After serving, he worked at Lloyd Lashaway and Sons Trucking in Kunkle for a number of years driving semis. Roger also worked for Miller Bros. Construction and Gerkin Paving, Inc. doing construction.
He also at one time hauled grain for St. Joe Elevator in Pioneer. He was a member of Kunkle United Brethren Church, the Pioneer VFW and the Pioneer American Legion. Roger was a kind person, known for his smile, but also his stubbornness.
He is survived by his daughter, Amy (Chad) Champion of Fayette; three grandchildren, Chad Champion, Jr., of Toledo, Alaina (Hunter) Wheeler of West Unity and Jacob Champion of Fayette; one great grandson, Carter Wheeler; sister, Ruth (Methi) Maninan of Lampang, Thailand; two brothers, Duane (Beth) Lashaway of Wauseon and Kevin Lashaway of Pioneer; many nieces and nephews and his beloved service dog, Woodruff.
Roger was preceded in death by his parents; former wife, Nora Wyatt; and two brothers, Lowell and Paul “Wally” Lashaway.
A celebration of Roger’s life will take place at a later date. Roger will be laid to rest at Floral Grove Cemetery in Pioneer with full military honors provided by the Pioneer Veterans.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made in his memory to Paws with Cause, 4646 S. Division, Wayland, MI 49348.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.thethompsonfuneralhome.com
So sorry for your loss have known the family many years