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Roger Dean Hayden

December 7, 1953 — November 21, 2020

Roger Dean Hayden

Master Sergeant Roger Dean Hayden, US Army retired, 66, of Ellerbe, passed away Saturday, November 21, 2020.

Roger was born December 7, 1953 in Montgomery County, a son of the late James Hayden and Wilma Smith Hayden Sweet. He faithfully served his country in the US Army for 22 years, retiring as a Master Sergeant. He was an avid hunter and enjoyed helping family, friends, and neighbors. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Jerry Hayden and a step granddaughter, Sabrina Suarez.

Surviving are his sons, Jeremy Hayden (Holly Johnson) and Ethan Hale; granddaughters, Olivia Hayden and Kaitlyn Allen; great granddaughter, Aleiah Dorsett; brothers, Earl Hayden, Keith Hayden, and Jimmy Hayden, and sisters, Brenda Ward and Gayle Greene.

Graveside services with Military Honors will be at 1 pm Saturday at Ellerbe Cemetery. Face coverings are required pursuant to Executive Order 180, please be mindful of social distancing and bring a lawn chair.

Roger will lie in state at Carter Funeral Home in Rockingham from 9:30 – 11:30 am Saturday. The family will not be present during this time.



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Saturday, November 28, 2020

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