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Roger Lee Barden Jr.

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Roger Lee Barden Jr.
Chesapeake - Roger Lee Barden, Jr., 82 of Haviland Road passed away October 24, 2013. Roger was born in South Norfolk to Roger L. Barden Sr. and Virginia Beacham Barden (Williams). Besides his parents he was predeceased by a son, Buddy Barden. Roger retired as a yardmaster with the Norfolk Southern Railroad, was a member of the South Norfolk Masonic Lodge #339 A.F. & A. M. and the Chesapeake Shrine Club.
Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 61 years, Myra Doane Barden; daughter, Robin Lynnette Baker and her husband, Britt; sons, Roger Lee "Rocky" Barden III and Kenny Barden and his wife, Sherrie; six grandchildren, Michael and his wife, Brandi, Ashley, Brandon, Kristin, Stacy and Scott; and a sister, Shirley Fritzlen.
A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held Monday, October 28, 2013 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Heath Burris officiating followed by Masonic Rites. At the request of the family in lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to River Oak Church, 255 Great Bridge Blvd, Chesapeake, VA 23320. Please visit his book of memories at to leave a note to the family.


Published in The Virginian Pilot on Oct. 26, 2013
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