Roger Johnson Liles

Roger Johnson Liles, 88, of Aurelian Springs, passed away on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. He was the son of the late Willie Leon Liles, Sr. and Annie Crawley Liles. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Helen Hayes Butts Liles, and his siblings, B.B. Liles, Virginia Milteer, Nan Holland, Herman Liles, Leon Liles, Jr., Louise Liles Faison, and Mildred Tippett.

Roger was a farmer in Halifax County for many years. He served his country in the U.S. Army (Korean War). He loved his family and was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather.

He is survived by 2 sons, Greg Liles and his wife, Dr. Kay Lawrence of Littleton, Michael Butts and his wife, Wanda of Littleton; a sister, Mary Catherine Lee of Norfolk, VA; a brother, Sam Liles of Aurelian Springs; 4 grandchildren, Christina Sewell and her husband, Brian of Roanoke Rapids, Lori Anne Cain and her husband, Derrick of Eure, NC, Lynley Liles of Littleton, and Michael Butts and his wife, Sarah of Littleton; 6 great grandchildren, Natalie France, Holly France, Ben France, Lance Sewell, Reese Cain, Camden Butts; and a great-great grandchild, Leighton Fahey.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 10, 2017 at Tabor United Methodist Church in Littleton at 2:00 p.m. officiated by Rev. Stan Lewis. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the church on Friday, November 10, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service.

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