Roger Drumm Obituary
Roger's 4th Birthday - 1947 Roger's love for fishing starts very early - 1947

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In Memory of

Roger Lee Drumm

June 16, 1943 - February 22, 2011
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When someone is identified as a natural leader, certain images come to mind. First thoughts are of a no-nonsense, tough-minded, dedicated and disciplined person. This description accurately fits Mr. Roger Drumm who was indeed a born manager. He will be remembered as being practical and realistic. He was a person who always carried a strong sense of duty with him throughout his life. Possessed with traditional “old school” morals, Roger was an individual who clearly communicated to those around him just who he was and what he was all about. Everyone acquainted with Roger knew him as a well-respected man who was a stable force in his community.       Roger was born on June 16, 1943 at Municipal Hospital in Lancaster, Ohio. His parents were Paul and Elsie Drumm. Roger was raised in Lancaster, Ohio and Albuquerque, New Mexico. Roger was raised with two siblings. He had one older sister, Betty and one older brother, Don.       As a young boy, Roger enjoyed being part of teams, and organizations and groups of other kids who shared similar interests. He was a Scout. In his spare time he liked to fish and to build model cars. Roger's memorable achievements included playing in the school band.       Roger attended the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.       In Roger's adult life he had several close...
When someone is identified as a natural leader, certain images come to mind. First thoughts are of a no-nonsense, tough-minded, dedicated and disciplined person. This description accurately fits Mr. Roger Drumm who was indeed a born manager. He will be remembered as being practical and realistic. He was a person who always carried a strong sense of duty with him throughout his life. Possessed with traditional “old school” morals, Roger was an individual who clearly communicated to those around him just who he was and what he was all about. Everyone acquainted with Roger knew him as a well-respected man who was a stable force in his community.

      Roger was born on June 16, 1943 at Municipal Hospital in Lancaster, Ohio. His parents were Paul and Elsie Drumm. Roger was raised in Lancaster, Ohio and Albuquerque, New Mexico. Roger was raised with two siblings. He had one older sister, Betty and one older brother, Don.

      As a young boy, Roger enjoyed being part of teams, and organizations and groups of other kids who shared similar interests. He was a Scout. In his spare time he liked to fish and to build model cars. Roger's memorable achievements included playing in the school band.

      Roger attended the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

      In Roger's adult life he had several close friends as well as numerous working relationships that he enjoyed.

      Roger was a team player who certainly lived out the motto of “give me a job, and I will get it done.”

      Roger approached his leisure time in the same manner that he approached his life. His favorite pursuits were fishing, skiing, hunting, golf and traveling. Roger was content to enjoy his favorite pastimes alone but was also willing to share his interests with others.

      Roger participated in several recreational sports which included golf and tennis. He also was something of a sports fan and enjoyed watching his favorite events whenever he got the opportunity. Tops on his list were football, golf, tennis and nascar.

      Throughout his later years, Roger was an active member of the Southern Nevada Home Builders Association, Las Vegas Board of Realtors and a licensed General Contractor. He owned a few businesses in his adult life and contributed with the development of several projects. He was a dedicated and hardworking person in both his personal and professional life. His primary occupation was construction management but had recently retired.
            
Roger's most memorial vacations included Africa, South America and a baseball game at Miller Stadium in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

      Roger was a lover of animals and cherished his pets. Two of Roger’s favorites pets growing up were a pet Raccoon and Rommel a German Shepherd. His current family was rounded out by his two Shetland Sheepdogs, Sammy and Lacy.

      When Roger’s retirement finally arrived in 2010 in was planning to spend his time in Wisconsin.

     Roger passed away on February 22, 2011 at Mountainview Hospital, Las Vegas, Nevada. He is survived by his fiance, Kathy Meyers, Kathy's son, Derek and their two dogs, Sammy and Lacy. A gathering to Celebrate Roger's Life was held a The Claddaugh Room, Fremont Street, Las Vegas, Nevada.

       Roger had a strong work ethic, was pragmatic in his thoughts and acts, and constantly sought the means for self-improvement. He was willing to share his ideas and knowledge for the benefit of others, so that they could accomplish more in their lives. Mr. Roger Drumm did his best to ensure that his family, friends, loved ones, co-workers, and everyone whose life he touched was given the chance to become a better person.

"I am an attorney who worked with Roger in 2009-10. Roger was constantly looking for ways to work with those having financial issues downtown, and he and I..." Mario Lovato (Las Vegas, NV)

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