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Roger Paul Dolochycki


1949 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Roger Paul Dolochycki Obituary
ROGER PAUL DOLOCHYCKI Roger was born in Jersey City, New Jersey on January 28, 1949 and departed this world on July 23, 2017. Roger moved to Chico at the age of 6 and attended Chico schools and graduated from Chico High School in 1967. During his youth, Roger began playing drums and became an accomplished drummer playing in several bands during the 60's and 70's, touring the western states with Footloose. He also played on several recordings with some of the top names in music during those years. Roger also raced stock cars at the Silver Dollar Speedway and loved to watch and follow NASCAR racing. He also loved the mountains and fishing up at Butte Meadows. After getting his AA from Butte College, he worked as a mail carrier there for 15 years. In 2013 he married his long time lead singer friend from Footloose, Dawn Lewis. Roger is survived by his wife Dawn Lewis, daughter Katherine Hunt, sister Nancy Dolochycki Loring (Jan) and niece Tanya Krafczik. A celebration of life will be held August 13, 2017 at 2:00pm at the Chico Elks Lodge, 1705 Manzanita Ave.
Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on Aug. 8, 2017
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