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Roger John Olson

March 4, 1942 — December 14, 2022

Roger John Olson, 80, of Oak Hill, WV went to be with the Lord on
December 14, 2022. He was the beloved husband of Susan Kaye Olson,
they were married December 28, 1981.

Roger was born in Woodside NY, on March 4, 1942, he was the son of
the Late George and Kathryn (Shafer) Olson.

He was a parishioner of Harvey Chapel United Methodist Church.

Roger was employed by The Lane Construction Company as a
superintendent of road construction until his retirement.

Roger had a sharp mind, challenging himself with chess, Trivial Pursuit,
and Jeopardy. He enjoyed working with his hands, which he channeled
into countless projects around the house. He loved to golf and took
pride in his hole in one at the Bridge Haven Golf Club. He loved to go
crabbing and was especially fond of Montauk, New York.

He is survived by his loving wife Susan “The Q" Olson, his children;
Constance (Peter) Bickford aka Pean, Karen (Edward) Doukas aka Rinnie,
Christopher (Robin) Olson aka Toolie, Judy Dix, Wesley Arrington, and
his devoted son Craig Arrington, grandchildren Andrew. Leann, Erik,
Amanda, Alexander, Zackary, Matthew aka Beau, Susan aka Sis, and
Ashley aka Nikolas, great-grandchildren; Mason “Little Beau", who was
Papaw's best buddy, and Abel, as welI as many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his brother Eric Olson.

Roger will be dearly missed by his church family at Harvey Chapel.

Visitation will be held Saturday, December 17, 2022 at Tyree Funeral
Home, Oak Hill, WV from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Internment will be private.

To send online condolences to his family at

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made
to Harvey Chapel, P.O. Box 1091, Oak Hill, WV 25901.

Arrangements are under the direction of Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill,
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