He was born in Linton on March 25, 1947, to Sherman L. "Mike" and Martha I. (Lind) Pitcher.
Roger worked at Crane as an electrical engineer, retiring in 1989. He was a member of the Elnora Masonic Lodge.
Survivors include his daughter, Lisa M. (Dirk) Reed of Odon; one son, Jason L. (Christy) Pitcher of Petersburg; seven grandchildren, Dane, Madison, Sydnie Reed and Adam, Jessica, Chelsie and Blaine Pitcher. Also surviving are two sisters, Theresa Slaven and Mary Jo Asher, both of Sandborn.
Roger was preceded in death by his parents.
Friends may call at Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel from 4 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010 with a Masonic Memorial Service will be held at 7 p.m. Visitation will continue from 9 a.m. until the hour of service Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2010.
Funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Robert Clendening officiating. Interment will follow at Sandborn Cemetery in Sandborn.
Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonpoindexter.com .