Roger F. Boadwine, 62, of Watertown, SD passed away Thursday, May 9, 2019 in Mesa, AZ.
Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., with visitation one hour prior, Friday, May 17, 2019 at Wight & Comes Funeral Chapel in Watertown. Pastor Janet Miller will officiate.
Please join the family for lunch at the County Fair Banquet Hall following the funeral service.
Roger Frederic Boadwine, the son of Frederic Xavior and Gladys Luella (Griffin) Boadwine was born on June 12, 1956 in Watertown, South Dakota. He attended Watertown schools and High School. He graduated with a welding degree from Webster, SD and was certified in four states and welded tressels on the interstate and overpasses. Roger was a "Jack of all trades"! He was certified by Armstrong and specialized in flooring, he was self employed for 20 plus years. He was employed briefly at Frank Spiegel Construction and his latest employment was at Terex.
Roger enjoyed building houses, shingling, and working on old cars. He cared for people and would help anyone in need! He loved kids, riding his motorcycle and fast cars. Roger also enjoyed cooking and helping with the American Legion's pancake fundraiser.
Throughout his life, he lived in Watertown and Las Vegas, Nevada.
Roger is survived by his daughter, Jamie (Theodore) Smith of Eureka, SD; two grandchildren, John and David Smith; his siblings, Darlene (Larry) Birney of Watertown, SD, Bernie (Deanna) Boadwine of Watertown, SD, Russell (Rosalie) Boadwine of Coon Rapids, MN, Nora Raasch of Castlewood, SD and Shirley (Marshall) Smith of Clark, SD.
Roger was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Joey; a niece and nephew; and two brothers, Randall and Darwin.
Funeral arrangements by Wight & Comes Funeral Chapel in Watertown - www.wightandcomes.com.