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Roger L. French

Roger L. French, 85, of Marietta passed away at 2:45 am, Monday, July 29, 2019. He was born June 19, 1934, in Marietta a son of Laurence French and Audrey Matheny Sewell.

Roger was employed by B. F. Goodrich Company in the United States and Canada until his retirement. He was a member of Army National Guard and a member of Masonic Lodge #390.

On November 2, 1951, he married Kathleen West who survives with one son, Jeffrey L. (Melanie) French of Marietta and daughter Kristina (Dean) Propes of Panama City Beach, FL; 10 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, daughter-in-law Norma French and son-in-law David Thacker.

He was preceded in death by his parents, son Steven French and daughter Cheryl French Thacker.

A special thank you to Marietta Home Health and Hospice for the care they gave Roger.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday (Aug. 1) at 11:00 am at East Lawn Memorial Park Chapel. Family will greet friends at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home on Wednesday evening from 4:00 until 6:30 with Masonic services at 6:30. Messages of sympathy may be sent to the family at

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to Marietta Home Health and Hospice, 2788 State Route 7, Marietta, OH 45750.