Roger Dale Davault, 58, of Marble Hill, Mo., died at his home on Sunday, May 27, 2018.
Born on April 27, 1960, in Cape Girardeau, Mo., he was the son of Dale William and Mary Ruth Williams Davault. He married Tamara Lynne Fetterhoff on June 28, 1986, at New Salem Baptist Church. She survives.
Roger was a graduate of Woodland High School and attended Southeast Missouri State University. He found his professional calling in sales and marketing. For many years he worked with Old American Insurance Co., of Kansas City. He later joined National Western Life Insurance where he achieved the position of national marketing director for final expenses. He had many fond memories of his business sponsorship of a nationally recognized Davault softball team.
He served Bollinger County as a reserve deputy sheriff and actively worked with the Southeast Missouri Law Enforcement Academy as a firearm instructor. Roger opened Midwest Sports and Specialty Advertising as a local gun shop, sporting clay’s range, and screen print shop.
Roger was dedicated to his wife and family and worked with his wife, Tammy, at the screen print shop up until his death. He was a lifelong member of New Salem Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and chairman of deacons. He was active on the family farm in 4-D Cattle Co. He especially loved the people of Bollinger County and truly enjoyed church, family, friends, and business associates.
He is survived by his wife of almost 32 years, Tammy L Davault; by his father and step-mother, Dale and Peggy Davault; by a brother: Rodney (Chris) Davault; by two stepbrothers: Ryan (Stephanie) Goddard and Matt (Jill) Goddard; by his father and mother in law, Bill and Carol Fetterhoff; a brother in law, Scott (Tracy) Fetterhoff; two sisters in law: Cindy (Mike) Hayes and Mary Catherine (Joel Hoffman) Fetterhoff; nephews: John (Kattie) Davault, Joe (Sarah) Davault, Josh Davault; Evan, Riley, Jarrett, Hudson, Bo, Carter, and Daniel, and nieces: Sarah, Olivia, Emma, Bella, and Hadlie. He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Ruth Davault.
Visitation will be Thursday, May 31, 2018, at New Salem Baptist Church north of Marble Hill from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be on Friday, June 1, 2018, at the church at 10:00 a.m. Hutchings Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, please consider contributions to New Salem Church or the Marble Hill Optimist Club.