Roger Joseph Cormier Sr., 73, died May 14, 2015, in El Paso, Texas.
He was born to the late Alcide and Mary Emelda (Gauzin) Cormier on June 10, 1941, in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada. He served as a Seabee in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. Following his service, he settled in Enumclaw to raise his family where he was involved in many social and youth organizations; he was a volunteer firefighter, founder and leader of the Ribbon Raiders 4-H club, and was involved with Scouts, BackCountry Horseman and the Northwest Junior Rodeo Association. Following retirement he moved to Blaine, Wash., and continued with his love for the outdoors with his wife, Linda, traveling and scouting out new waters to fish.
He is survived by his wife of 14 years, Linda; daughters Patricia (Alex) Gonzales, Lenora (John) Triplett, Roxanne (Jeff) Holwege, Sharon Cormier and Lisa (Nate) Stickel; sons Mark (Mary) Cormier, Roger J. Cormier Jr. (Maren) and Darrel (Kimberly) Moler; 22 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
He was proceed in death by first wife Alfreda M. Cormier
A funeral service is planned for noon May 30 at The Summit in Enumclaw, followed by a graveside service at Evergreen Memorial Park in Enumclaw.
A celebration of life will follow the graveside service at the Masonic Lodge, 42810 264th Ave. S.E. in Enumclaw.
All may sign the online guestbook at www.weeksfuneralhomes.com.