DAMRON Roger Keith, 64, formerly of Lexington, passed away Jan 4, 2013 in Venice, FL. Born in Pikeville, KY, he was the son of the late Jesse and Ernestine Stewart Damron. He was a member of Venice Baptist Church and a KY Colonel. A graduate of UK, he was employed by the Pinkertons, FL. On retiring, he volunteered as an artist at the Beacon House. Roger is survived by his wife, Kathryn Blount Damron, Venice; daughter Jennifer (David) Precht, FL; son Dr. Michael K. (Dr. Danielle) Damron, NYC; two granddaughters. Also surviving are two sisters, Dr. Julia (Dr. Roy M., Jr.) Porter, Stilwell, OK; and Shayla (John L., Jr.) Mettille, Versailles, KY; six nephews and several cousins. Services held Jan 8. Memorials may be made to the Venice Beacon House or Hospice of the Bluegrass.
Published in Lexington Herald-Leader on Jan. 27, 2013