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BACKUS, Roger L. 63, of Springfield, Ohio lost his courageous battle with melanoma cancer surrounded by his family Thursday, February 13, 2014. He was born May 19, 1950 in Charleston, West Virginia the son of the late Fremont & Jeanette (Studebaker) Backus. He is survived by his wife: Debbie Backus; four daughters, Tammy & Greg Stall, Jami & Nate Kellett, Ashley Pollock, Kaitlyn & Drew McEnaney; grandchildren, Lauren & Evan Pollock, Dean & Zoe Stall, Emma Kellett; three brothers, Stanley & Sandy Backus, Timmy Backus, Glenn Backus; a sister, Kay & Gary Coiner; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother, Steve Backus. Visitation will be 11-12 noon Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at the TROSTEL, CHAPMAN, DUNBAR & FRALEY FUNERAL HOME, New Carlisle, Ohio with funeral services at 12 noon in the funeral home. Burial will be in Vale Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Ohio State University Cancer Center. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to trostelchapman.com.
Trostel, Chapman, Dunbar & Fraley Funeral Home
507 West Jefferson Street New Carlisle, OH 45344
Published in Springfield News-Sun from Feb. 15 to Feb. 16, 2014