April 21, 1947 ~ September 5, 2021

Born in: Caneyville, KY
Resided in: Caneyville, KY

Roger Dale Bratcher, age 74 of Caneyville, passed away Sunday, September 5th 2021 at the Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center in Leitchfield. He was born April 21st 1947 in Caneyville, KY, the son of Troy P. & Virgie G. Woolsey Bratcher. Roger was a boiler maker for Local 40 Boiler Makers Union and a former trustee at the Smalls Grove Church where he and his wife attended church for almost fifty years. He enjoyed woodworking in his spare time was fond of muscle cars, southern gospel music, and traveling with his family especially to the Smokey Mountains.

He is survived by his wife, Rita Bratcher; three children, Sean Bratcher, Scot Bratcher (Tracy), & Marissa French (Jason); ten grandchildren, Cory, Jeff, Michael, Storm, Shayne, Sarah, Jordan, Heath, Simon, & Rileigh; six great grandchildren; two brothers, Don Bratcher (Linda) & Ricky Bratcher (Denise); and several nieces and nephews.

Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother,Jerold Bratcher; and one nephew, Troy E. Bratcher.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Friday (Sept 10) at the Smalls Grove Church in Caneyville. Burial will be in the Cain Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m., Thursday at the Caneyville Memorial Chapel and from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the Small’s Grove Church.

Caneyville Memorial Chapel is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Bratcher. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Roger Bratcher and sign his virtual guestbook below.


Visitation: September 9, 2021 4:00 pm - September 9, 2021 8:00 pm

Caneyville Memorial Chapel
201 East Maple Street P.O. Box 62
Caneyville, KY 42721

Visitation: September 10, 2021 10:00 am - September 10, 2021 1:00 pm

Small's Grove Church
14334 Beaver Dam Rd
Caneyville, KY 42721

Funeral: September 10, 2021 1:00 pm

Small's Grove Church
14334 Beaver Dam Rd
Caneyville, KY 42721

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  1. So very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted. Matthew 5:4

  2. Rita,
    I am so saddened to hear about the passing of your husband. I pray that you are wrapped in love and comfort that surpasses all understanding.

  3. Roger Dale, we won the family lottery when we were born into the same family. I am so blessed to have had you as my cousin. You will be greatly missed, cousin. Until we meet again, rest in peace.

  4. So very sorry Rita. A wonderful man gone way too soon. Our love to you and the whole family. Praying for God to wrap his arms around you and give you strength and comfort during the coming days.

  5. Rita and the Bratcher Family, we are heartbroken to learn of the passing of Roger. We have been in so many church services together and I will truly miss him. Prayers for comfort for you all.

  6. My heartfelt condolences to my cousin Rita and the entire Bratcher family..Sending my thoughts and prayers🙏🙏…Sorry for your loss😔

  7. I am so sorry for the loss of your loved one. Thinking of all of you during this time as you reflect on the many memories.

  8. I am so sorry to hear of Roger’s passing but I know from his many testimonies that he is at peace & has a much better home. love & prayers for the Bratcher family.

  9. We are so sorry to hear of your precious loss. God bless and comfort each of you in the days ahead. Love and prayers.

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