Roger Harold Stotzer, age 80, of College Grove, TN, passed away on March 22, 2019, surrounded by his family at Saint Thomas Hospital in Nashville, TN.
He is survived by his wife of over 60 years, Sandra O’Donnell Stotzer, daughter, Victoria Stotzer, sons, Ralph (Stacey) Stotzer, Eric (Susan) Stotzer, and granddaughter, Cassandra Stotzer. His brother, Mark Stotzer, preceded him in death. Roger was born in Cleveland, Ohio, on September 4, 1938, to the late Harold Walter Stotzer and Florence Louise Elhert Stotzer. He received his Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from the former Fenn College (now Cleveland State University).
As the Vice President of Customer Service, Roger was instrumental in relocating Harris Graphics Customer Service Division to the Nashville area in 1989. He retired in 2000 and remained in Nashville when Heidelberg-Harris consolidated operations. He relocated to College Grove, TN, in 2002 and enjoyed his retirement while tending to his homestead and family. Gregarious and inquisitive, Roger was always willing to help others and would lighten any situation with his easy humor. His hobbies included nurturing his family’s numerous pets, raising tropical fish (including Discus), prospecting for civil war artifacts, and supporting his wife and daughter in the care of their Tradewinds Kennel show dogs.
Memorial donations may be made to the Sandra and Roger Stotzer Tier One Scholarship Endowment at the University of Houston at https://giving.uh.edu/gift/. WILLIAMSON MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION SERVICES, 615-794-2289. www.williamsonmemorial.com