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WEST ENOSBURG — Roger D. Stimpson, age 76, passed away Sunday evening June 7, 2015 at the Redstone Villa Nursing Home in St. Albans.

He was born Nov. 19, 1938 in Landaff, N.H., the son of the late Christe and Hazel (Chase) Stimpson.

Roger was a graduate of Enosburg Falls High School and a long-time resident of West Enosburgh. He was employed with the Vermont Highway Department for 28 years retiring in 1995. He also worked part-time as a truck driver for McDermott’s Transportation in Enosburg Falls. He served in the Vermont Army National Guard from 1960 to 1963.

Roger enjoyed bowling, cutting wood and doing his yard work. Most of all he loved to spend time at his camp on Lake Carmi with Carolyn.

He is survived by his sons, Steven Stimpson of West Enosburg, his partner, Holly Hiscock, and their son Jeffrey of Chateaugay, N.Y., Christopher Stimpson, his wife, Gisele, and their daughter Morgan of Enosburg; his step-sister, Carolyn Allain and her husband, Raymond, of St. Albans; and his step-brother, Albert Tatro of Franklin; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Carolyn (Savage) Stimpson; his son Daniel Stimpson; his brother, Homer “Rocky” Stimpson; and his foster parents, Robert and Irene Deming.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 11, 2015 at 3 p.m. at the Spears Funeral Home, 96 Dickinson Ave., Enosburg Falls with Pastor Patrick Hoadley officiating. Interment will follow in the West Enosburg Cemetery.

A time of visitation will be held at the funeral home on Thursday from 2 p.m. until the hour of the funeral.

For those who wish, contributions in Roger’s memory may be made to the Franklin County Home Health Agency, 3 Home Health Circle, St. Albans, VT 05478.

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