He was retired from the Ohio Labor Union where he worked in road construction and a member of the Trinity Wesleyan Church of Greenville. Roger was a veteran of the Korean War serving in the U.S. Army. He was an avid car-racing fan, particularly Eldora Speedway races, enjoyed watching baseball, horse harness racing and was a huge fan of Indiana Hoosier basketball and football.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son Mark Weist; brothers Clarence, John and Arthur Weist; sisters Helen Lucas, Ardith Baxter, Dorothy Shandy, Edith Williams, Mary Winbigler and Martha Hunt.
Roger is survived by his wife Elva E. (McLear) Weist of Greenville. They were married January 15, 1966. Also children Nancy A. Weist of Greenville, Steven R. (Annette) Weist of Gold Field, Iowa and David A. Weist of Greenville; 9 grandchildren 15 great grandchildren brother Ralph (Florence) Weist of Jackson, Alabama as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM Monday June 14, 2021 at the Trinity Wesleyan Church 1400 East Main Street Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Drew Bush officiating. Burial with full Military Honors by the Greenville Veteran’s Honor Guard will be held in the Greenville Township Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Monday from 10:00 AM until time of the services in the Trinity Wesleyan Church.
Funeral arrangement by Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio.
Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com.