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Roger Allen Christian, 60, of Delaware, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family in his home Monday, September 10, 2018. He was born January 15, 1958 in Delaware, Ohio to Russel Christian and Norma Roof. He was a graduate of Rutherford B Hayes high school and longtime Mixologist at his second home, The Backstretch. He especially enjoyed spending quality time with his grandchildren, gardening, gambling, and traveling. He is most known for his storytelling, singing, “collecting”, and always being the life of the party. He had a heart of gold, loved people, and knew no strangers. He was preceded in death by his father Russel Christian, stepdaughter Kara Hurt, and beloved pet bird Rocky Christian “A Pretty Bird”. He is survived by a loving wife of 25 years, Connie (Witter) Christian of Delaware, Stepdaughters Jessica (Bo) Patrick, Beth (Ricardo) Rivas, and Ruthann (Colin) Thomas. Grandchildren Wyatt, Jarett, Chloe and Fallon. Brothers Gary (Chris) Christian and Mark (Judy) Christian. A celebration of life for “Roger Dodger” will take place on Saturday, September 15th from 1-4 pm at The Backstretch, 14 S Sandusky St. Delaware, Ohio 43015. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made in Rogers honor to a charity close to your heart. We will always love you PAPA. Visit www.shaw-davis .com.