April 4, 2022

Roger Tanner of Expectation Ministries Passes Away


Roger Tanner went home to be with the Lord on April 1, 2022, at his home in Kennedy, AL. He went to his new home in Heaven on his 81st birthday.

Roger was born, April 1st, 1941, in Hemingway SC. He was a dedicated Christian and a vital part of his family’s ministry, Expectation Ministries. He was a retired house painter. Roger loved spending time with his family, going to church, going to gospel singings and he loved his westerns!

He is preceded in death by his parents, Wallie Eugene Tanner and Georgia Mae (Chandler) Tanner and his sister Geraldine Tanner Nesmith. Roger spent 65 years in Hemingway SC. but has lived in Kennedy, AL. for the past 16 years.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Margie Parsons Tanner his two children, son Timothy E. Tanner (Jackie) and daughter Robin Tanner. Roger was blessed with nine grandchildren, Robin’s son, Joshua Springs (Chelsea), Timothy and Jackie’s children, Kendalyn, Ezekiel, Zendaya, Elisha, Ezmae, Zeeva, Isaac and Isaiah. Joshua and Chelsea will bless Roger and Margie with their first great grandchild later this year. One brother, Ronnie Tanner (Virgel) and many in-laws, nieces, nephews, cousins and special family friends

The family sends a special Thank You to Amedisys of Hamilton AL for the love and support they showed to our family.

Memorial Services

New Vision Free Will Baptist Church

2616 Highway 41/51

Hemingway SC 29554

Saturday, April 9, 2022

Time 2:00PM

Family will receive friends 1:00PM

A Special Memorial Singing will be held in Alabama to be announced soon.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be mailed to: 

Expectation Ministries, 

PO Box 302 

Millport AL 35576