Roger L. Kime, age 66, of Bryan, died on Monday, January 27, 2014, at Community Health and Wellness Centers-Bryan shortly after admittance. Roger had been a machinist at The Aro Corporation, retiring after 35 years of service. After his retirement he worked for a time at Precision Metal in Defiance and Sauder Woodworking in Archbold. He was a member of Life Changing Realities Fellowship in Edgerton and Bryan Eagles Aerie #2233 and was a member of the machinists’ union when he worked at Aro.
Roger L. Kime was born on August 19, 1947, in Wauseon, Ohio, the son of Curtis E. and Christine A. (Leininger) Kime. He married Becky Chilcote on October 15, 1966, in Morenci, Michigan, and she survives. He is also survived by his sons, Kevin (Linda) Kime, of Bryan, and Kirby (Joni) Kime, of Berea, Ohio; grandchildren, Taylor Merz and Dakota McNany, both of Bryan; sisters, Beverly Fortney, of Adrian, Michigan, and Lois (James) Smith, of Wauseon; and brothers, Curt (Sue) Kime, of Detroit, Michigan, and Bob (Margaret) Kime, of Farmington Hills, Michigan. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services for Roger L. Kime will be held on Friday, January 31, 2014, at 11:00 A.M. in the Krill Funeral Home, 860 West Mulberry Street, Bryan, with Pastor Scott Carlin officiating. Interment will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery, Morenci, Michigan. Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 30, 2014, from 2:00-8:00 P.M. at the funeral home.
Contributions in memory of Roger L. Kime may be given to the American Heart Association, Juvenile Diabetes Association or the Salvation Army.