April 28, 1954 - June 10, 2007
WAKEMAN - Roger L. Garton, 53, of Wakeman, died suddenly Sunday at his home.
He was born April 28, 1954 in New London and had lived in the area his whole life.
He was a 1973 graduate of Western Reserve High School and worked at Certainteed in Milan for 33 years. He enjoyed gardening, working on cars and traveling to Amish country.
He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Samantha and Dale Wilson of Wakeman; a sister and brother-in-law, Jean and Tom Motolik of Hartland Township; two grandchildren; his companion, Linda Evans; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his son, Roger L. Garton Jr.; and parents, Lester and Wilda (Flesher) Garton.
Friends may call from 1 to 3 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Morman Funeral Home, 16 Cooper St., Wakeman, where services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday. Burial will follow in Hartland Cemetery on Derussey Road.
Memorial gifts may be sent to the Western Reserve Endowment Fund, P.O. Box 404, Wakeman, Ohio 44889.