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Roger Lynn Wooden

Roger Lynn Wooden, 71, of Pikeville, Tennessee passed away Tuesday, March 7, 2023, at home with his loving family by his side.

Roger was a logger and a farmer, enjoyed fishing, and hunting. He was nicknamed Polly from a load of Paulownia wood he hauled.

Roger was preceded in death by his son, Casey Lynn Wooden; parents, Arvil Dee and Zola Ivadell Atkinson Wooden; brother, Terry Wooden.

Roger is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Ethel Shirlene Savage Wooden; son, Calvin (Angie) Wooden; grandchildren, Austin and Kaitee Wooden, Jacob Summers of Pikeville; sisters, Bernice (Frank) Anderson of E-Town, Kentucky; Margret (Dwight) Lewis of Dunlap, Kathy (Montie) Lee of Pikeville, Joyce (Carson) Camp of Dunlap, Teresa (Jay) Minnick of Greenville; sister-in-law, Janice Wooden; brother, Richard Wooden (Sue Adkinson) of Pikeville; several nieces and nephews, special friend, Donna Boyd, FLA, cousins, and a host of friends.

A celebration of life was held 1:00 p.m. Friday, March 10, in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Elmer Blaylock, Bro. James Daggett, and Bro. Frank Anderson officiating. Burial followed in Hitchcock Cemetery.

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Pikeville Funeral Home was entrusted with the arrangements.

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