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Roger Botkin

October 4, 1945 — March 11, 2009

Roger Dale Botkin, 63, of Monterey, died Wednesday evening, March 11, 2009 at his home.  He was born October 4, 1945 in Highland County a son of the late Edward Harrison and Eva (Puffenbarger) Botkin.

Roger was a livestock farmer and a truck driver.  He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Viet Nam Conflict and was a recipient of the Purple Heart.  He was a member of the Hiner Church of the Brethren and the Stonewall Ruritan Club.  Roger loved to play bingo, hunt and fish.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles and Alvin Botkin.

He is survived by his wife, Leona C. Botkin of Monterey; three step-daughters, Bonnie, Diana and Jenny Botkin, all of Monterey; a step-son, Berlie M. Botkin, Jr. of Scottsville; a special granddaughter, Josey Bolling and four step-grandchildren, Ellie, Talan, Karsyn and Cooper Botkin.

A funeral service will be conducted at 7 p.m., Monday, March 16, 2009 at Obaugh Funeral Home in McDowell with the Rev. Garold Senger and the Rev. Jack Tucker officiating.  Burial will be private.  The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m., Monday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Highland County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 268, Monterey, VA 24465.

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