Roger Dean Elder
September 23, 1935 ~ June 13, 2022
Bismarck, North Dakota
Resided in: Arlington, Texas
Roger Dean Elder,86, passed away Monday, June 13, 2022 at home. Graveside service will be Thursday, June 16, 2022 at Everman Cemetery. Roger was born September 23, 1935, in Bismarck North Dakota. His parents, Max Wood Elder and Marian (Anderson) Elder left North Dakota for De Queen Arkansas, where Roger completed his high school education. He moved to Texas after graduation and began working. He was drafted into the Army and spent time in Germany. Roger returned home to Arlington and continued his work for O B O’Dell. Roger married Faye Louise Bean on April 22, 1966. They were happily married for 56 years. They lived in Arlington until his death. He worked for 30 years for Aerospace Technology a Triumph Group Company when he retired. Roger loved old trucks, motorcycles, airplanes and reading. He could fix almost anything and spent hours working on these endeavors.
Roger is survived by his wife, Faye Louise Elder and his sister, Patricia Snowden, brother-in-law Dr. Joe C Bean and wife Patricia Bean, sister-in-laws, Martha Weber, Wilna Bean, and nephews Gary Snowden and wife Freda, Michael Gabler, Gregory Bean, Roy E. (Chip) Bean and wife Sissy Bean, nieces Cindy Renfro, Cheryle Bean-Espree and husband Harry, Marcia Gunn and husband Randy Gunn, Michelle Singleton and husband Leslie Singleton, great nephews Christopher Snowden and wife Allyson, Ryan Snowden and wife Terrinda Snowden, Grant Gabler, Dustin Gabler, Trey Bean and wife, Rebecca Bean, Harrison Espree and wife Maddison Espree, Matt Singleton, great nieces, Audrey Gunn-Burgess and husband Tony Burgess, Kathleen Strickland and husband Spencer Strickland, Ellen Gunn ,Mindi Watson, Brooke Ray and husband Matthew Ray, Melanie Carpenter and her husband Kelly, Lacey Espree and husband Al Rios, Kori Bean, Paige Shires and husband Zack Shires. Along with great, great nephews, nieces and friends.