Roger Wayne Herzig


Roger Wayne Herzig, 77, of the Patton Hill Community, entered heaven after a brief battle with cancer on March 9, 2018, at Walker Baptist Medical Center.

There will be a memorial service Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at Oakman First Baptist Church at 2 p.m. Chris Godfrey and Bill Phillips will officiate.

Wayne was a sweet, gentle man, a loving father to Tammy and Terrell. He was a great husband to Aleta for 56 years. He honorably and proudly served his country and his God. Wayne will be missed by a large, loving family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Emil Lee and Cecil Lee Herzig; son, Terrell Wayne Herzig; sister, Jane Herzig Hamaker; and parents-in-law, Leon and Hortense Patton.

He is survived by his wife, Aleta Patton Herzig; daughter, Tammy Herzig Wharton (Robin); daughter-in-law Cynthia R. Herzig; grandchildren, Cassandra Herzig Gurganus (Dale), Christopher W. Herzig (Bailie), Jenna C. Herzig, Alisha R. Lee (Dylan), Amelia K. Lee, and Kota T.A. Wharton.

You may register online at

Kilgore-Green Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-9503