Age 76, Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Roger L. Keyser, 76, of Myrtle Beach, S.C., formerly of Stanley, Va., died on January 17, 2021, from complications of COVID.
He was born on July 15, 1944, in Stanley, Va., to the late Raymond and Edna Keyser.
Mr. Keyser graduated from Page County High School (Class of 1962) and then from George Mason University. He worked for the CIA for 17 years and also operated several businesses in Page County during 1980s. He also worked as a realtor for 30 years and retired from Homeland Security after six years of service.
Mr. Keyser served as mayor for the Town of Stanley from 1980 through 1983 and was a member of the Stanley Volunteer Fire Department and the Stanley Volunteer Rescue Squad during 1980s.
Surviving are his wife of 17 years, Donna Driskill Keyser; a sister, Betty K. Foltz of McGaheysville, formerly of Luray; three sons, David and wife Loretta, Donald and wife Pamela of Stanley, and Lee and wife Sarah of Elkton; a daughter, Debbie Grube and husband Jim of Elkton; a stepdaughter, Amanda and companion Frankie of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren; as well as his special hunting buddies for more than 60 years, J.P. Short, Larry Short and Earl Kibler.
Family night will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, January 22, at the Stanley Fire Hall.
A graveside service will conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 23, at the St. Luke Lutheran Church Cemetery at Alma.
Due to COVID-19, facial coverings and social distancing restrictions will be followed.
Memorial donations may be made to the St. Luke Lutheran Church, Stanley Va. 22851.
Arrangements are being handled by the Bradley Funeral Home in Luray, Va.
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