ROGER STALEY
1927 - 2019
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ROGER STALEY Roger Paul Staley, 92, passed away, May 3, 2019. A 59- year-resident of Las Vegas, Roger was born in Decatur, Ind., March 31, 1927 to James and Nellie Staley. On June 8, 1945, Roger, joined the U.S. Navy and served in World War II. When his military service ended, Roger enrolled at Indiana University. During his time in college, Roger met Norma Louise Presley; they married July 14, 1956. They spent 59 loving years together until Norma's passing, August 6, 2015.He began his work life as a classroom teacher before going to work at the Nevada Test Site, where he worked for 34 years until retirement in 1995. The true passion of Roger's life was the Boy Scouts of America. As a scout, he earned the rank of Eagle Scout. Roger earned scouting's highest volunteer honor, the Silver Beaver, and was a pioneer in local leadership training. Roger is survived by his sons, John and Jim; and his grandchildren, Matthew and Sydney. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, with burial to follow at 3 p.m., both Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 1900 Veterans Memorial Drive, Boulder City, NV 89005.



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Published in Las Vegas Review-Journal on Jun. 9, 2019.
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November 4, 2019
Rest in peace, Roger Staley. It's comforting to know you and Norma are back together once again. You will always be family.
The Hamerdingers
Debra Hamerdinger
June 24, 2019
Rest in Peace Uncle Roger. You are one of the great ones and we will miss you. Give Mom a hug for me as she is now reunited with her brother.
Wendy Comar
June 24, 2019
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June 24, 2019
Wendy Rehm Comar
June 23, 2019
Roger was my Uncle and really my favorite. Although I didn't get to spent much time with he and Aunt Norma I did try to call as often as I could. In the last years we talked about once a month. I will miss his calming voice and sage advise. We always talked about the Boy Scouts and what he was doing at work. He understood what he could tell me because we both were cleared for very high clearances. I will miss talking to him and will always pray he's well in god's hands and able to be with Aunt Norma now as he missed her greatly.
Steven Rehm
June 9, 2019
I met Roger during my years working for REECo and EG&G/EM. I remember his kind warm spirit. Also remember seeing him at REECo Reunions at the Atomic Energy Museum on Flamingo Road. Sending my deepest condolences to Rogers family. God Bless you all. Rest In Peace Roger
Debbie Beaudry
Coworker
June 9, 2019
Working with Norma and going to school with James, I got to know Roger. Later I also saw him when he volunteered at the Atomic Testing Museum. He was a sweet, lovely man with a terrific family.
Michael Green
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