ROGER EUGENE GIVENS
THE MESSENGER, CHESTER, WV
NOV. 13, 1997
ROGER EUGENE GIVENS SR., 43, of RD 2 New Cumberland, died Friday at East Liverpool City Hospital following a long illness.
He was born on March 27, 1954, in East Liverpool, the son of Dolly C. “Tiny” Mossor Givens and the late Sidney E. Givens.
Mr. Givens was employed as a tugboat pilot on the river docks at Weirton Steel Corporation.
He was a member of the New Cumberland Free Methodist Church and was a former member of the Odd Fellows.
Besides his mother of New Cumberland, he is survived by two sons, Roger E. Jr. and Jason N. Givens, both of New Cumberland; and four sisters, Mrs. Steve (Rhonda) Knicely, Mrs. Jerry (Anita) Hines, Mrs. Charles (Tina) Groves and Mrs. Tim (Lisa) Turley, all of New Cumberland.
Services were held Tuesday at the Turley Funeral Home with the Rev. Russel Buchanan officiating. Burial was in Union Cemetery, New Manchester.