Roger “Snowman” Light, 74 of Taylorville, West Virginia went to his heavenly home on December 27, 2021 while a patient at the Appalachian Regional Hospital in South Williamson, Kentucky. He was born March 6, 1947 at Pennington Gap, Virginia.

Roger was the son of the late Ernest Dye and is survived by his mother, Marie Dye of Alabama. He is also preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.

Roger had been in declining health for several years. He was a hard worker and a man of his word. He owned Christy Lynn Transport and was well known in the area for trucking coal and lumber. He was a member of the Walking Horse Trainer Association. He was also known for his love and talent of training walking horses. He trained and worked with horses for R.L. Cook and Dave Cook. Roger was a kind soul, he loved everyone but he had a greater love for his Lord and Savior. When you walked in his bedroom he always had Jimmy Swaggart on and loved to hear his gospel music. He spent his last years mostly at home with his family and fur babies, Bella, Buddy and Bailey. Roger was of the Church of God faith and attended the Varney Church of God before his declining health.

Those left behind to cherish his memory include his loving wife of 42 years, Sue Burke Light, daughter, Christy Lynn Light and three grandchildren, Jaaliyah, Jerryah and PJ whom he loved dearly, brothers and sisters, Dolly Doss, Linda Vandergriff, Scotty Dye, Liz Wucerman, Vicky Childers, Tammy Roberts and David Dye and his mother, Marie Dye.

The family would like to thank Sherry Staten, his long time friend who cared for him for several years along with all the nurses at ARH 2nd. Floor and ICU. A big thanks to Dr. Mahmood and Dr. Ahmed and Chris Kelly for your care throughout the years.

There are several friends he loved as brothers, Dave Cook was one of them along with Dadoo Cook, Randy Casey, and Andy Casey he loved just like one of his own.

A Memorial Service and Celebration of his life was held Thursday, December 30 the Chafin Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jason Allen and Rev. Dallas Rife officiating.