April 20, 1955-March 7, 2018

Services: 1 p.m. Friday, March 9, Buffalo First Christian Church. Burial in Twin Churches Cemetery under the direction of Cantlon Otterness & Viets Funeral Home, Buffalo. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Pastor Tim Case, Pastor Jennifer Long and Ken Morris will officiate.

Escorts will be Wendall Cansler, Bob Davison, Mike Cheek, Leonard Bliss, Floyd Sharp, Robert Smith and Jessie McConnell.

Music will be provided by Russ Weeks and Chantel Carter.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Twin Churches Cemetery Fund.

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Roger Lee Jasper, 62, was born April 20, 1955, in Buffalo, the son of Jesse James and Ollie Marie (Junkins) Jasper. He died March 7, 2018, at his home near Long Lane.

He was reared and attended school in Long Lane and Buffalo.

On Jan. 13, 1973, he was united in marriage with Rosemary Diane Hesler.

He worked at Gotts Feed Mill for a short time before beginning his career working for the city of Buffalo. He started as the trash collector before moving to the road department. He later became supervisor and continued serving his community until he retired in 2014 after 39 years of service.

He loved hunting, fishing and trail riding. He was a member of the Long Lane Lions Club, Missouri Fox Trotters and Missouri Coon Hunters.

He was saved and baptized at an early age and recently had rededicated his life to Christ. He was a faithful member of Buffalo First Christian Church.

Roger was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Jim Jasper; and three sisters: Daisy Todd, Faye Williams and Mae Coke.

Survivors include his wife, Rosemary, of the home; two daughters: Jennifer and husband, Mark Simon, and Amy and husband, Donnie McNatt, all of Buffalo; one sister, Helen Sue and husband, Bob Lawson, Strafford; six grandchildren: Hailey and husband, Jacob, Lacey, Brandon, Chase, Rebecca and Kevin; one sister-in-law, Billie Jasper-Hicks; and other family members and many friends who all truly will miss him.