Roger Gubichuk

Roger Alan Gubichuk, 62, of Ovilla, Texas, formerly of Arkansas City, died Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, at his home.

Memorial graveside services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at Parker Cemetery in Arkansas City. Following the service, there will a gathering for family and friends at The Farm at Quail Valley, south of Winfield on 61st Road.

A memorial has been established with The First Tee. Contributions can be made through Rindt-Erdman Funeral Home and Crematory of Arkansas City.

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Roger was born May 16, 1957, in Hollis, N.Y., to John and Eva Mae (Hearne) Gubichuk. He was raised in New York until his freshman year in high school when he moved with his family to California. He graduated from Alta Loma High School in 1975. He then graduated from UC Santa Barbara in 1979. He married Lynne Bronder on Feb. 23, 1980, in Upland, Calif.

Roger worked for General Electric for 37 years, starting in Ontario, Calif. He moved with GE to Seattle, Wash., in 1987 and then to Strother Field in 1992. In 2014 Roger made his final move with GE to Grand Prairie, Texas, where he was the CF34 team leader.

Roger enjoyed golfing, fishing and spending time with his family.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife, Lynne, of the home; sons, Daniel and wife, Megan Gubichuk, of Houston, Texas, and Mark Gubichuk and husband, Joe Guetlein, of Tulsa, Okla.; sister, Janet and husband, Scott Neill, of Bayfield, Colo.; sisters-in-law, Cathy and husband, Gary Feer, of Chino Hills, Calif., Sandra and husband, Auggie Tejas, of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., and Connie and husband, A.J. Stewart, of Chesapeake, Va.; one grandson, Benjamin Oliver; and many nieces and nephews.