Roger A. Donaldson

By | October 16, 2018

Roger A. Donaldson, age 59, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 at Riverside Methodist Hospital of Columbus. He was born Jan. 29, 1959 in Wellston, Ohio to the late Roy and Grace (Martin) Donaldson.

He is survived by his wife, Carma (Lewis) Donaldson; daughter, Alicia (Jeremy) Newkirk; son, Roger “Alan” Donaldson II; granddaughters: Gabrielle “Gabbie” Paige Rowland and Katelyn Grace Newkirk; sisters: Linda (Darrell) Radcliffe, Janet Dillinger, Carol McKinniss, Anita (Johnnie) Kirk, Sandy Cline (Ray Stafirski), Karen (Phil) Exline; mother-in-law, Valeri Lewis; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Darrell and Doris Tilley; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Diana and Bob Adkins; brother-in-law, Larry Tilley; and special fur babies: Arya “Oreo” and Rusty.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers-in-law, Keith Dillinger and David McKinniss; and sister-in-law, Linda Tilley.

Calling hours will be held on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Jackson. Funeral services will be held on Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Steve Queen officiating. Burial will follow at Fairmount Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to