Roger D. Amidon, of Arkport

ARKPORT-Roger D. Amidon, 69, of 7879 State Route 36, Arkport, died Saturday afternoon (July 25, 2020) at his home, following a long illness.

Born in Hornell on April 19, 1951, he was the son of Walter & Tressa (Wise) Amidon.

Roger grew up in Hornell and attended Hornell High School. Throughout the years he was self-employed, most recently re-cycling scrap metal.

He was a true outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting & fishing. He also enjoyed visiting the casinos in Salamanca, playing “Lotto” and rooting for the Buffalo Bills.

Roger was preceded in death by his half-brother, Gene Muchler.

Surviving are his son, Zachary Amidon; 2 sisters, Sandra & Kay; his brother, Steve Amidon of Hornell; his half-brother, Paul (Mary) Muchler of Arkport; his half-sister, Sandy Falco of Hornell; several nieces & nephews.

At Roger’s request there will be no calling hours. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday at 1:00 PM at the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St., Hornell, NY with Deacon Robert McCormick officiating.

Please note that everyone entering the Dagon Funeral Home will be required to wear a mask and practice social distancing.

Roger’s family request that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in his name be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

To leave an online condolence or share a memory, visit www.dagonfuneralhome.com.