ELDRED - Roger D. "Toad" Moyer, 72, of Route 446, passed away Wednesday (Nov. 18, 2015) at Bradford Regional Medical Center.
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Born July 16, 1943, in Olean, N.Y., he was a son of Raymond and Marjorie Silsby Moyer. Roger attended Otto-Eldred High School and was a lifetime resident of Eldred.
Mr. Moyer was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in Germany during the Vietnam War. He owned and operated the R.D. Moyer Trucking Co., from his home for most of his life.
Roger was a member of the Eldred American Legion Post 887, and the Port Allegany VFW, as well as a former member of the ATV Traction Club.
Roger was a former local stock car racer and enjoyed watching the races throughout his life. He was a also an avid NASCAR and Buffalo Bills fan. He was an avid hunter and enjoyed riding motorcycles. He loved his family and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.
Surviving are two sons, Ronald (Tracy) Bailey of Clarendon and Mark (Andrea) Bailey of Bradford; two stepsons, Scott Herron of Olean and Kevin Herron of Olean; two stepdaughters, Cheryl (Ronald) Babb of Limestone, N.Y., and Darnyl (Brian) Brinkley of Bradford; two grandchildren, Taylor Bailey and Mark Bailey Jr.; numerous stepgrandchildren and great-grandchildren; a brother, Phillip (Barb) Moyer of Lincolnton, N.C.,; and a sister, Joan Bell of Eldred; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He is also survived by a lifelong friend and companion, Mary Lou Babb of Limestone.
Roger was preceded in death by a stepdaughter, Lisa Moyer in 1982; three brothers, Robert Moyer in 1997, Donald Moyer in 2006 and Larry Moyer in 2015; as well as a brother-in-law, Edward Bell in 2007.
Friends may call Sunday at the Frame Funeral Home in Eldred from noon to 3 p.m., at which time funeral services will be held with the Rev. Ernie Perry officiating. Burial will be in Lamphier Cemetery, Eldred.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Eldred American Legion; the Limestone Fire Department; or the Eldred United Methodist Church.
Online condolences may be made at www.framefuneralhome.com.
Frame Funeral Home
230 Main Street
Eldred, PA 16731
Published in The Bradford Era from Nov. 20 to Nov. 27, 2015