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Roger Botkin

October 8, 1925 — November 20, 2021

Roger K. Botkin, 96, passed November 20, 2021.

Private family services will be held at Roberts Funeral Home, Wooster. Burial will be at Sherwood Memorial Gardens, where military rites will be held. Online tributes may be made at

He was born on October 8, 1925 in Wooster, Ohio to Ralph and Helen {Franks} Botkin.

He married Maxine A. Redinger on June 1st, 1947.

Roger proudly served during WWII in both the European and Pacific theaters. He was honorably discharged in April of 1946, obtaining the rank of Sargent (SGT).

Roger spent most of his life in the trucking and lumber businesses working as a driver and foreman for Wooster Lumber Company. In 1969, he then relocated to Decatur Ga to work for Williams Brothers as a warehouse supervisor. In 1979, the family moved to Conyers, GA and ultimately to Loganville, GA in 2016. Roger retired in 1990.

He enjoyed gardening and woodworking. He was also a dedicated, loving family man.

Roger will be deeply missed by his wife of 74 years, Maxine; children Debra (Dan) Botkin Altman, Kathleen Botkin Henry both of Loganville, GA., James R. (Stephanie) of Tucker GA, and Cynthia (Albert) Botkin Britt of Winder GA; grandchildren Sara Elizabeth Britt (Billy) Eutsey of Bethlehem GA, “AJ” Britt of Stone Mountain GA, Nicholas Altman of Jacksonville FL, and Ethan Botkin of Tucker GA; and two great-granddaughters.

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