Roger F. Dillard, 84, of Pomeroy, Ohio passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 5, 2018. He was born November 12, 1933 in Middleport, Ohio to the late John and Irma Hulbert Dillard.

Roger graduated from Middleport High School in 1951 and attended Ohio University. He married Charlotte Knight in 1954, then enlisted in the US Army were they were stationed in Heidelberg, Germany. After serving, Roger and his wife resided in Pomeroy to raise their family.

He worked in Pomeroy and Gallipolis in the automobile business and enjoyed cards, golfing, the gun club, F.O.E. and spending time in his later years enjoying his family and reminiscing.

Roger was preceded in death by his wife Charlotte and his oldest son, Jon Dillard.

He is survived by sons Mark (Mary) Dillard, Roger (Vicky) Dillard, Jr., Matthew Dillard, David Dillard and daughters Marcia (Allen) Siers, Melanie (Steve) Needens and Daphne (Rasce) Engelhardt, along with 18 grand children and 14 great-grand children.

Roger’s family is honoring his wishes of no public service. A registry is available at, any memories would be welcome.