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Roger A. Donaldson

Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home

28 Harding Avenue

Jackson, OH 45640 740-286-2010

Roger A. Donaldson, age 59, of Jackson, Ohio passed away Monday, October 15th, 2018 at Riverside Methodist Hospital of Columbus. He was born January 29th, 1959 in Wellston, Ohio to the late Roy and Grace (Martin) Donaldson.

He is survived by his wife, Carma (Lewis) Donaldson; daughter, Alicia (Jeremy) Newkirk; son, Roger “Alan” Donaldson II; granddaughters: Gabrielle “Gabbie” Paige Rowland and Katelyn Grace Newkirk; sisters: Linda (Darrell) Radcliffe, Janet Dillinger, Carol McKinniss, Anita (Johnnie) Kirk, Sandy Cline (Ray Stafirski), Karen (Phil) Exline; mother-in-law, Valeri Lewis; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Darrell and Doris Tilley; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Diana and Bob Adkins; brother-in-law, Larry Tilley; and special fur babies: Arya “Oreo” and Rusty.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers-in-law, Keith Dillinger and David McKinniss; and sister-in-law, Linda Tilley.

Calling hours will be held on Thursday, October 18th, 2018 from 6-8PM at the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Jackson. Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 19th, 2018 at 11AM with Pastor Steve Queen officiating. Burial will follow at Fairmount Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to

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