Roger L. Askew, Jr.
August 3, 1967 - February 2, 2023
Roger L. Askew, Jr., age 55, of Middletown, DE, passed away on Thursday, February 2, 2023.
Born in Williamsburg, VA on August 3, 1967, he was the son of Roger L. and Pamela M. (Opie) Askew. Graduating with a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Virginia Tech, Roger also played football for the admired school. He was an avid basketball player and enjoyed watching sports, especially cheering on his Philadelphia Eagles and Virginia Tech Hokies. Roger also had a passion for playing his guitar and composed his very own songs. More than anything else, he will be remembered as a loving husband, father, and grandfather.
Roger was preceded in death by his sister, Veronica Askew-Carter. He is survived by his loving wife of 25 years, Donna A. (Cook) Askew; children, James Cook, Necole Spinazzola (Joseph), and Deena Tracey (Steve); grandchildren, Lynsey, Gianni, Torrin, Shea, Padraig, and Ava; nephews, Durell and Jamal; and his faithful Pomeranians, Melody and Pearl.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Roger’s memory to Middletown Family YMCA, by clicking here.