Pastor Roger Wayne

Pastor Roger Dale Wayne, 70, of Steubenville, OH, passed away Wednesday, February 12, 2020, at his home surrounded by his family.

Roger was born August 25, 1949, in Charleston, WV, son of the late Noah Clyde Wayne and Ruth Ann (Mullins) Wayne.

He was currently the Pastor at the Plum Run and Rush Run C.C.C.U. Churches. Roger formerly worked for B&J Auto Repair.

Roger loved the Lord Jesus Christ and his family most of all. He was compassionate, caring, hardworking, a prayer warrior, a loving husband, father, grandfather and a loyal friend to all who knew him.

Roger encouraged everyone he knew and was there during the hardest times in people’s lives. He could fix just about anything. He used his mechanical talents to bless many people over the years.

The congregations of both churches he shepherded were like family to him. Roger loved and prayed for each one.

In addition to his parents, Roger was preceded in death by brothers, Ora, Ray and Vernon; and sister, Mae Williams.

Roger leaves behind his wife, Carolyne Sue (Kimble) Wayne, whom he married March 14, 1969; his son, Allen (Carrie) Wayne of Rome, NY; his daughter, Jennifer (John) Green of Aurora, OH; his brother, Bobby Wayne of Yucca Valley, CA; his sister, Patsy Groch of Parkersburg, WV; five grandchildren, Kristopher (Mikaela), Hannah, Samuel; and twins, Luke and John; numerous nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received Sunday, February 16, from 1 to 4 p.m., at the J.E. Foster Funeral Home, in Toronto, OH, where his funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. Kenny Mossor will officiate. Burial will be held Monday morning at 9 a.m., at the Island Creek Cemetery in Toronto.

Roger’s family would like to thank the church families, neighbors, friends and Charity Hospice, especially Sandy, Amy, Nicole and Ashley, for their love, care and support during Roger’s final days.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Pleasant Hill VFD, 3297 St., Rt. 213, Steubenville, OH, 43952. www.jefosterfh.com.