Roger Ness, 51, formerly of Decatur, died Monday, March 24, 2013.
His request was to be cremated and his ashes spread over his grandfather’s grave in Arizona.
Born Nov. 7, 1961, in Phoenix, Ariz., he graduated from Decatur High School in 1980. He will be remembered for his kindness, loyalty, horsemanship, love of football and his smile.
Roger is survived by his son, Connor Ness of Dallas; daughters Kendra Ness Carnley and husband, Alan, of Dothan, Ala., and Keely Ness of Decatur; father Buford Ness and wife, Lana, of Branson, Mo.; mother Cleo Ness of Surprise, Ariz.; brother Scott Ness of Decatur; niece Jacee; and nephews Blake, Jonathon and Kyle Ness.