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Roger Dean George

Roger Dean George
Memorial Candle
April 08, 1949 -- Sunday, March 25, 2018
Visitation Information: Visitation is 4-8:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at the Summerville Funeral Home.
Service Information: Services are Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 10:30 a.m., at the Summerville Funeral Home with burial with military honors at Eastlawn Memory Gardens.
Contributions: Memorial contributions may be made to the Salisbury Municipal Golf Course.


Roger Dean George, 68 of rural Salisbury, died Sunday morning, March 25, 2018, at his home with his family by his side. He was born April 8, 1949, in Moberly, Missouri, the son of Melvin Jenkins and Crystal Pansy (Boeger) George.

Roger was a graduate of Salisbury High School class of 1967.

He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and was honorably discharged in 1971.

Roger was involved in the sheet metal trade, worked for SEMCO in Salisbury for 30 years, as well as farmed the family farm in rural Salisbury.

Roger married Lana Schupback on July 2, 1983, in Keytesville, Missouri.

Roger was a member of the Salisbury United Methodist Church, he belonged to the Local Sheet Metal Workers International Union in Kansas City and he served on the Salisbury Municipal Golf board for many years.  Roger enjoyed golfing, volunteering many hours of service to the local golf course, and following his children’s and grandchildren’s many sporting events. He also loved gardening and sharing his produce with family and friends.  

Survivors include his wife Lana of the home, children, Jason (Tia) Young of Salisbury, Jenni (Christopher) Wilhoit of Salisbury, and Gabriel George of Kansas City, grandchildren, Cole and Cheyenne Young and Averie and Gillian Wilhoit, his mother and father in-law, George and Joan Schupback of Keytesville, sisters-in-law, Debra (Gale) Kahler of O’Fallon, Mo; Terri (Brian) Black of Harrisburg, and brother-in-law, George (Jennifer) Schupback of Keytesville.


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