Roger Earl Wren of Lavalette
Roger Earl Wren, 66, of Lavalette, WV, passed away Friday February 3, 2012 at the Emogene Dolin Jones Hospice House of Huntington. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 am Tuesday at the Sunshine Freewill Baptist Church by Pastor Jody Fortner and Pastor Ray Williamson. Burial will follow in White Chapel Memorial Park, Barboursville. He was born January 4, 1946 in Logan County, WV a son of Elizabeth “Libby’ Boyd Wren of Lavalette, WV and the late Russell Wren. Roger retired from the Huntington Fire Department having served as a fireman from 1969 to 1992. He was also a Baptist Preacher for over 40 years. In addition to his father he was preceded in death by a son Timothy Wren. Additional survivors include his wife of 47 years, Jan Wren; two sons and daughters in law Rodney and Staci Wren and Derick and Missy Wren all of Huntington; a daughter and son in law Tammy and Wes Leek of Prichard, WV. Eight grandchildren Cody Wren, Kirsten Cyrus, Braydon Wren, Kaylin Leek, Ashton Wren, Maddison Leek, Kylie Karres and Alex Karres; a brother and sister in law Buddy and Judy Wren of Huntington; sister and brother in law Terri and Ken Rutherford of Huntington; four nieces and one nephew Tina Weiss, Amy Wren, Leann Brescoach, Jeremy Jessup and Shannon Kemble and her husband Frank Kemble. Contributions may be made to Hospice of Huntington. The Huntington Honor Guard of the American Legion Post 16 conducted graveside military rites. Condolence may be made to the family at www.timeformemory.com/reger.