Roger Prince 1953 - 2018  
Roger Prince, 82, of Wadsworth, passed away Saturday, March 17, 2018.  He was born May 11, 1935 in Ironton, OH, to the late Floyd and Martha Prince.

Mr. Prince was a graduate of Wadsworth High School Class of 1953, was a self employed graphic designer, artist and owner of Roger Prince Design.   He wanted to always be near a window to see the trees, sunshine and loved the outdoors.   His life was spent in the arts;  he enjoyed music, especially classical and jazz.   He had a great sense of humor.   At the age of 10 he wrote a comic strip for the Wadsworth News - Banner and was a talented painter.

Roger is survived by his son David of New York City, sister Mona Jenkins of Savannah, GA, his life long friend Rick Hoffner of Akron, and his former wife Teri (Dibble) Surratt.

The family will receive friends 9-11 am Wednesday, March 21, at the Hilliard Rospert Funeral Home, 174 N. Lyman St., Wadsworth.   Graveside service will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery.

Hilliard-Rospert     (330-334-1501)

   Roger Prince
   Wadsworth High School
   Graduating Class of 1953                  
WHS Whisperer Annual Staff, 1952-53. 
Seated: Ruth Congrove (Business Manager), Berniece Heath (Editor-in-Chief), Roger Prince (Art Editor), Ann Schreiber (Jr. Member).  Standing: Bill Elsass (Advertising Mgr.), Marilyn Kahl (Literary Ed.), Joyce Gibbs (Typist), Janice Christian (Typist), Bruce Campbell (Jr. Member), Mr. Cooper (Advisor), Sidney Kreider (Sports Ed.), Donna Dye (Snapshot Ed.).              
"Last year,
Mr. Barry's Etchings, was the junior class play.  It told the story of the trouble that the town artist, Judson Barry, ran into when he started printing his own money.  Roger Prince (left) played Marvin Pritchard and Ann Kyle played Evelyn Barry."

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