Roger L. Schoolcraft

SCHOOLCRAFT, Roger L. Schoolcraft, 61, of Weirton, WV, passed away on Thursday, May 1, 2014, at Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH.

Roger was born on May 7, 1952, in Wheeling, WV, the son of Wesley Schoolraft of Follansbee, WV, and the late Anne (Dunn) Schoolcraft.

Roger was a Steelworker. Many will remember Roger for his love of cats and rescuing animals, John Wayne and Johnny Cash, and Old Western Movies.

In addition to his mother, Roger was preceded in death by his precious cat, Shadow.

In addition to his father, Roger is survived by his dear family which he loved so much, two brothers, Sherrill (Donna) Schoolcraft, with whom he resided, of Wellsburg, WV and James (Diane) Schoolcraft of California, MD., two nephews, Derek (Jennifer) Schoolcraft and Jeffery (Danielle) Schoolcraft, three nieces, Rebecca Schoolcraft, Sarah (Neal) Conrad, and Mary Reed, six great-nieces and nephews, Aidan, Tabitha, Kiera, Kaylin, Emma, and Nathan and his beloved cat, Cindy.

Family and friends will be received on Sunday, May 4, 2014, from 4-8 p.m and again on Monday, May 5, 2014, from 10 a.m. until time of Funeral Service at 11 a.m. at James Funeral Home, 1245 Main Street, Follansbee, WV (304) 527-1717 with Minister Dan Cooper, Officiating.

Interment will follow at Franklin Cemetery, Wellsburg, WV.

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