Roger Keith Spiva: Obituary


Roger Keith Spiva, age 56 of Murphy, NC passed away Wednesday, February 26, 2020.

He was a native and lifelong resident of Cherokee County, NC and the son of the late Edwin and Zetta Kidd Spiva. Roger was a mechanic and a member of Ogreeta Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother, Edwin Spiva, Jr.

He is survived by his wife, Debra Spiva; two daughters, Alex Spiva and husband Jonathan Weaver and Sheena Spiva and fiance Lonnie Farmer; two brothers, Steve Spiva and Robert Hartness; one sister, Nancy Anderson; six grandchildren, Trinity Garrett, Logan Hilton, Lindy Garrett, Eli Farmer, Traven Mowery and Aiden Weaver.

A memorial service will be held at 3 pm, Sunday, March 1, 2020 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel in Murphy. Rev. Derek Tilley will officiate.

The family will receive friends from 2-3 pm, Sunday, March 1, 2020 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

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