Roger Allen Keplinger, Jr., age 35, passed away on
Thursday, June 1, 2017 after a courageous battle with
cancer. He was born on August 12, 1981 in Cumberland,
MD. Roger was formerly employed by Peacock Cabinetry
in Wardensville, WV. Music was extremely important to
Roger, and he was a member of the East Coast Metal
Confederacy. Roger’s family was his life. He was a
devoted husband, father, and friend
who will be missed by many.
Roger is preceded in death by his father, Roger A.
Keplinger, Sr. He is survived by his loving wife, Michelle
Leigh Pultz Keplinger; two daughters, Alexa F. Keplinger
and Lydia M. Keplinger; one son, Jordy M. Keplinger; his
mother, Sheila Nixon Keplinger of Moorefield, WV; one
sister, Nikole Keplinger of Moorefield, WV; two half-
sisters, Tyra Keplinger of Jacksonville, FL and Tonya
Keplinger of Cumberland, MD; and his maternal
grandfather, Edward Nixon of Romney, WV.
Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday,
June 17, 2017 at the Elmore Funeral Home
in Moorefield, WV.
Arrangements are under the direction of
Elmore Funeral Home.