Obituary for \r\n\t\t\t\t\t\t\t\t Roger Arthur Bascom\n\n\r\n\t\t\t\tRoger Arthur Bascom, our beloved husband, father, brother, and sweet friend returned to his heavenly home on Friday, March 1st, 2019, in Provo, Utah. He was born on March 6th, 1949 in San Diego, California to George Rolland and Leonora Stubbs Jenkins Bascom. He grew up in San Diego, where his hobbies and interests included baseball, Scouting, and fishing. \n\nRoger graduated from Helix High School in 1967. He went on to serve a German speaking mission to Frankfurt, Germany from 1968-1970. He always had a great love for the German people and would speak German any chance he got.\n\nHe graduated from Brigham Young University in 1974, with a degree in Computer Science. He spent 40 years working in that field, and greatly enjoyed solving puzzles and problems. He was a loyal and dedicated worker, and his contributions were valued by many.\n\nRoger was sealed eternally to Brooke Ann Brothers on October 23rd, 1976, in the Provo Temple. His deep love for his wife and their example of how to care for each other was inspirational. Together they taught, loved, cared for and reared four children who are eternally grateful for their devotion. \n\nHe accepted and magnified every calling he was given. He loved the Scouting program and supporting Young Men. He spent 17 years serving as a stake clerk, a calling which he loved.\n\nRoger was a gentle soul who quietly lived his life faithfully and devotedly serving others. He loved to bake, and many were recipients of his talents. He wrote individualized poems for each of his grandchildren’s birthdays which will be part of the treasured legacy he has left them. \n\nRoger is survived by his beloved wife Brooke, his children Amy (Dallen) Henderson, Brandon (Lindsey), Lacey (Jeremy) Reynolds, and Graydon (Katrina), 17 grandsons, 3 granddaughters, his brother David (Tonya), and his parents-in-law William and Ella Brothers, along with an extended family of brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Megan Brey, and a sister-in-law Brenda Van Otten. \n\nFuneral services will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, March 9th, 2019 at the Oak Hills Hillside Chapel, 1960 N. 1500 E., Provo, where a viewing will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 am. There will also be a viewing on Friday, March 8th, from 6 – 8 pm, at Nelson Family Mortuary, 4780 North University Avenue, Provo. Interment will be at East Lawn Memorial Cemetery.