In loving memory of

Roger Baker Tapleshay
September 28, 1938 - July 28, 2020

TAPLESHAY, Roger Baker

Roger, age 81, was a loving husband and father. He passed away peacefully July 28, 2020 with his family at his side. His wife of 59 years Sue, his daughter Debra and husband Bruce Bunker, his son David Tapleshay and wife Dianne. There is also one grandson Brandon Bunker and great-grandson Gabriel Bunker in Michigan. Roger was preceded in death by his parents John and Lillian Tapleshay. Roger was born in Thomaston, GA. He leaves behind many cousins and friends. Roger and Sue have lived in Cumming for 22 years.

Roger was a proud veteran of the US Navy. He was a Service Rep for Mead Packaging for 20 years and retired from Travelers Insurance in 2000.

Due to Covid-19 Mandates, there will be a walk-thru visitation from 1 to 3pm on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at Bethelview United Methodist Church at 4525 Bethelview Road, Cumming.

There will be a Celebration of Life at 3pm in the Sanctuary (masks required, limited seating).

Interment at the National Cemetery in Canton will be at later date,

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to your favorite charity.

Ingram Funeral Home & Crematory, 210 Ingram Ave, Cumming, GA 30040 is in charge of arrangements.


regina baker wrote on Aug 4, 2020:

"Sue, My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. "

Holly waldrop wrote on Aug 2, 2020:

"I am so sorry for your loss. He always had a smile when I saw him at dr Pares office. Holly "

Norma Slimmer wrote on Jul 30, 2020:

"Sue , Roger and I have been friends for 50 years It is with a heavy heart that I say farewell to my dear friend Roger. Roger was very special. He was such a good, kind, warm caring person. Great personality and funny. He could always make you smile. Roger was honest and could say it as it was in a nice way. He loved his family. My heart goes out to his loving wife Sue my friend and to Debra and David his children and grandson Brandon and to the rest of Roger?s family and friends for their great loss. Roger will be greatly missed. My prayers and love Norma Slimmer"