Roger Dale Napier
1943 - 2013
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Roger Dale Napier Born in Del Rio Texas on the seventeenth day of July 1943 Roger passed last Sunday six days into the new year in Austin Texas with friends and family close by his side. Remembered by many for his 31 years of service with the Austin Police Department and for his efforts serving on the board of Velocity Credit Union. Roger was a loving husband, caring father, and fiercely loyal friend. He went to be with his late wife, Glenda (pictured above), daughter, and many friends who have been waiting for him to come home. He had an impact on many lives during his time in this world and will be missed dearly. We love you Dad, and will see you again one day.


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Published in Austin American-Statesman from Jan. 9 to Jan. 13, 2013.
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September 30, 2020
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GREGORY DAMORE
Friend
January 21, 2013
Roger, you were not only my brother but my best friend. I will miss talking to you every week. We will all be together some day in that great light above. Love you and miss you always.
John Napier
January 11, 2013
Roger we had a blast brother! I'm gonna miss you badly , Thanks for Corpus and kiss Glenda for me. . God bless!
Michael HUCKABAY
January 10, 2013
So many years ago, but so many memories!
Roger was a great boss and a loyal, helpful, and understanding friend. A very special soul!

Kathy Schumann Linder
January 10, 2013
They say you can tell a man's character by how he treats the animals and how they respond. I'm pretty sure Roger is surrounded by four-legs on his new job assignment who welcome his calm and gentle soul.

Until we meet again my friend take care of them for me.
Mary Boyd
January 9, 2013
Uncle Roger may God bless and keep you. I have so many great memories of you and the gang at Pistachio's. You were so protective. I hope you and Dad are enjoying a good fishing trip together in heaven. My deepest sympathies go to your family.
Lisa Cruz
January 9, 2013
Roger was the best! He and Culp can watch over us all now.
Janice Greenwood
January 9, 2013
It is a good thing that we old timers have our memories of our friends. When they are gone, they live on in our hearts and minds untill we to are gone.I will have no end of memories about Roger.

Many good things can be said about this man.I'm just going to leave it to the old ranger " he would do to ride the river with".
John Boyd
January 9, 2013
REST IN PEACE LT. GOD SPEED i enjoyed working with you both at A.P.D. and Brack E.R.
donnie williamson
January 9, 2013
You were a person that could be counted on. I will miss talking with you on the
phone.
Walt Hornbrook
January 9, 2013
Austin was a better place because Roger was a great police officer. Here's to you ole' Blue eyes!! God's Blessings and much Peace for his Loving family.
January 9, 2013
Roger was a great friend and an inspiration to all who knew and met him. It was an honor to know him. May he rest in peace.

Bill & Ceil Hart
Bill Hart
January 9, 2013
Uncle Roger,
Since my dad passed I have not seen you but you were a huge part of my childhood and my Father's best friend through good and bad. Your handsome looks and blue eyes were so Hollywood. I always thought growing up that you should be a cop in a movie not a cop in Austin :) You were a dear, beloved man to me and my family. I am truly sorry to hear this news and hope that you and my Daddy are celebrating together at the great Pistachios in Heaven. I love you. My sincere condolences to your family. Roger was one of the greats in this life. So many stories. Til you see him again I hope his love keeps guiding you and you always feel him with you.
Shannon Strong
January 9, 2013
May God's gentle hand be with Roger and his family. Roger was a true friend and taught so many what it meant to be "Good" Policemen.
Dink Foree
January 9, 2013
Roger was my BESTEST friend! I will miss him dearly.
Greg D'Amore
January 9, 2013
Roger was a special man, and we will miss him. Our deepest sympathies to his family.

Jay and Judy Messer
Jay Messer
January 9, 2013
May you rest in peace
Christa Mclaughlin
January 9, 2013
RIP Roger
Pat Bailey
January 9, 2013
The members of your second family at APD will miss you. May God bless you and yours.
Jerry Staton
January 8, 2013
Roger, we will miss you very much. You were a wonderful friend, a great cop, and an unforgettable personality. The world will seem a little smaller without you. We hope you are happy now as you and Glenda are back together. We send blessings to your son, Jackson; your daughter, Allison, and to other members of your family. All our love, Paul and Crispin Ruiz
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