Class of 1945

1945 Graduation Edition
Perry Daily Journal
Roger Silver

– played football three years and went out for basketball two years. He already has enlisted in the navy and is on inactive duty, expecting a call before the end of the present term.

He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. R. T. Silver of 212 Fourth, and was born in this city on April 10, 1927. He attended grade school at Enid, and went to Emerson junior high school there before coming to Perry.

He is a member of the Methodist church and of Teen Town.

His ambition after the war is to become a doctor or dentist.

Roger Charles Silver

April 10, 1927 – January 12, 1991

Roger Charles Silver, 63, Perry, died Saturday at Mercy Health Center at Oklahoma City.

A memorial service has been scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday at Davis Funeral home chapel at Guthrie. Rev. W. T. Dunn, pastor of Calvary Baptist church of Perry, will officiate. Burial will be held on a later date at Grace Hill cemetery at Perry. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart association.

Silver was born April 10, 1927, at Perry. He was the son of Roger Tallman and Cleo Faye (Ashby) Silver. A resident of Perry most of his life, Silver was a graduate of Perry high school. He attended Oklahoma State university and Northern Oklahoma college.

He moved to California in 1956 and returned to the local community in 1975. He was associated with the Oklahoma Tax Commission from 1976 until his death.

Silver was a veteran of World War II, having served with the United States Navy. He was a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows lodge of Perry.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

One sister, Estelle Abbott, Perry, survives.