Roger Gene Blood, 86, of Linden, Virginia, passed away on Tuesday, May 16, 2023 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, Virginia, surrounded by his family.
A graveside service will be held on Monday, May 22 at 11:00 a.m. in Leeds Cemetery with Pastor John Rowe officiating.
Mr. Blood was born April 14, 1937 in Crosby, Minnesota, son of the late Patrick Harry and Elsie Blood.
He retired after many years as a Mechanical Engineer.
Surviving is his devoted wife, Judith K. Blood; three children, Cathlene Armstrong and husband Stephen of Virginia Beach, Patrick G. Blood and wife Lezley of Kaneohe, Hawaii and Crystal L. Capellini and husband Brian of Cary, North Carolina; seven grandchildren, Alexander P., Samantha M., Danielle E., Julia R., Lucca W., Aidan J., and Chancellor Z.; and one great-grandson, Asher E.
Memorial contributions may be made in his name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105.