Roger Lee Updike, age 84, of Summerfield, FL passed away at Wayne T. Patrick Hospice House in Rock Hill, SC on Saturday, April 15th, 2023.
A graveside service will be held at 10 am on Friday, April 21st, 2023 at Fort Jackson National Cemetery, 4170 Percival Rd. Columbia, SC 29229.
Roger was born on April 27th, 1938 in Fairmont City, MN. He was the son of the late Rhoda M. Updike and the widower of Erika Nikolaus Updike. He proudly served 26 years in the US ARMY reaching the rank of E8 Master Sgt. He served in both the Vietnam War and Desert Storm. After retirement, Roger and Erika enjoyed traveling the world together.
Roger leaves behind his son, Rodney Updike and his wife, Lisa; and his late son’s fiancé, Ola Faye Carter. In addition to his wife and mother, Roger was preceded in death by his son, Richard Wichman.
In memory of Roger L. Updike, memorials may be made to Coastal Poodle Rescue, PO Box 121142 Melbourne, FL 32912.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.brattonfuneralhome.com.
Bratton Funeral Home of York, SC is serving the Updike family.