Roger Dale Applegate | 1966-2013

Published Wednesday, May 22, 2013

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Roger Dale Applegate, 46, died Saturday, May 18, 2013, in Bowie.

Graveside service is 2 p.m. Thursday, May 23, at Newport Cemetery with Kenneth Wood officiating.

Visitation is 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at White Family Funeral Home in Bowie.

Roger was born Dec. 10, 1966, to Theo “Snooke” and Daisy Applegate in Bowie. He graduated from Bowie High School in 1986. He married Janice Wood Nov. 14, 1992, in Crafton and was baptized at Southside Baptist Church in Bowie. He was a devoted son, husband and father who loved hunting, fishing and spending time with family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Theo Applegate; sister Frances Marie Zittle; and brothers Charles Zittle and James Ernest Zittle.

He is survived by his wife, Janice Applegate of Bowie; children Wesley, Alee, Jacob and Jackson of Bowie; mother Daisy Applegate of Bowie; brothers Eddie Zittle of Bertram, Bobby Zittle and wife, Ava, of Yuma, Ariz., and Thorbit Applegate and wife, Johnnie, of Burnet; sisters Evelyn Ward and husband, Leroy, of Bertram, Sue Baker and husband, Charles, of Lometa, and Lawanda Knechtel and husband, Brian, of Athol, Mass.; father- and mother-in-law, Kenneth and Jane Wood of Crafton; brother-in-law and wife, Darrell and Traci Davidson of Crafton; sister-in-law and husband, Kendra and Manuel Leal of Crafton; and a host of nieces, nephews, friends, family and co-workers.

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