Roger Delane McPherson, age 74, of the Beaverdam community, died Friday, May 1, 2020 in his home. Born June 6, 1945 in Columbus County, NC, he was the son of the late Dock Shelton and Mattie Godwin McPherson.
He is survived by his wife: Brenda N. McPherson of the home; two sons: Joey Delane McPherson and his wife Chris of Chadbourn, NC and Craig McPherson and his wife Rose of Chadbourn, NC; one daughter: Amy McPherson Fowler of Chadbourn, NC; one brother: Ben Shelton McPherson of Wilmington, NC; eight grandchildren: Sunni McPherson, Joshua Craig McPherson, Jessie Faulk, Roy McPherson, Justin McPherson, Emma Cidello, Macelan McPherson and Anna Fowler and three great grandchildren: Shelt McPherson, Kynlee Jo Faulk and Briar Delane McPherson.
Mr. Roger was a lifetime member of Beaverdam Original Free Will Baptist Church and was a faithful member of the adult choir. He retired from SCL Railroad and an avid agribusiness man, farmer and tobacco buyer. Mr. Roger was a beloved member of his community and known by many as the Mayor of Roseland.
Visitation will be held Saturday, May 2, 2020 from 3:00 to 7:00 PM in his cook house at his home, 1500 Roseland Rd., Chadbourn, NC 28431.
Graveside services will be held Sunday, May 3, 2020 at 11:00 AM in the Frog Field Cemetery at his home.
Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic and executive order by the Governor the attendance will be limited. We ask that you sign the guest register that is available at inmanwardfuneralhome.com
A service of Inman Ward Funeral Home of Tabor City.
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