Roger Townsend

August 16, 1948 ~ November 8, 2020 (age 72)


Funeral service for Roger Townsend, 72, of Farmerville, LA, were held at 10:00 A.M., Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at Unity Baptist Church, Oak Grove, LA with Bro. Jeff Sikes officiating. Burial was in New Forest Cemetery, Forest, LA under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home.

Mr. Roger was born on August 16, 1948 in Transylvania, LA and passed away on November 8, 2020 in Farmerville, LA. He was a member of the Christian Motorcycle Group in Forest, GA. He is preceded in death by his parents, Sherman “Blue” Townsend, Jr. and Norma Townsend; and maternal grandmother Viola Frith.   

Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Judy Townsend of Farmerville, LA; daughter Tina Pomacino and husband Jimmy John of Farmerville, LA; son Shawnan Dale Townsend of Ellijay, GA.; 3-grandchildren, Sasha Crotty and husband Casey, Captain Shawnan William Roger Townsend, and Jacobus Townsend; 2-great grandchildren Tenley Ann Crotty and Tatum L. Crotty; 3-brothers, Colonel Gerald Townsend and wife Debbie, Richard Townsend and wife Judy, and Courtney Townsend and wife Misty; sisters Angie Abernathy and husband Chester, Cathy Paul. And Michelle Keller and husband Mike; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Aubrey Keller, Patrick Keller, Mike Keller, Casey Crotty, Donnie Mitchell, and Jimmy John Pomacino.   

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November 10, 2020

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Brown-Holley Funeral Home
10324 Hwy. 17 South
Oak Grove, LA 71263

Funeral Service
November 11, 2020

10:00 AM
Unity Baptist Church (Oak Grove, LA)

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