Roger F. DeWilde age 78, passed away on Saturday (October 6, 2018) at Highland Hospital.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 12 noon Wednesday (October 10) at the R.A. Patrick Funeral Home, 26 West Main Street, Clifton Springs. Funeral services will immediately follow at 12 noon at the funeral home. Burial will be in St. Agnes Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to the Clifton Springs United Methodist Church Sunday School program or to the Highland Foundation at Highland Hospital in Roger’s memory.
Roger was born March 31, 1940 in Newark, N.Y. the son of the late Frank and Alma DeWilde. He worked for Tennessee Gas as an Chief Operator for 40 years. Roger spent 11 years as a member of the Clifton Springs Fire Dept. He was an avid golfer, spending 30 years playing every Wednesday in the Big Oak mixed league. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing. Roger was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend. He will be sadly missed.
Roger is survived by his wife of 25 years, Cindy DeWilde; children Lisa (Don) Tyler, Dave (Jean) DeWilde and Phil (Terri) DeWilde; step children Sean (Kalin) McKee and Shannon James McKee; grandchildren Aliza DeWilde, Kylie DeWilde, Jacob DeWilde, Matthew DeWilde, Elijah McKee, Cara McKee, Seth McKee, Margaret McKee and Lydia McKee.
Roger is predeceased by his parents; sisters Carol Kenyon and Yvonne Sheehan; grandson, Zachary DeWilde.