Roger Andrew MateerThe Clarion-Ledger: Mississippi's News Source
...Roger Andrew Mateer
...Roger A. Mateer Roger A. Mateer
, 72, died Tuesday, April 23, 2002, at St. Dominic's-Jackson Memorial Hospital
.Friends and family are invited to attend a memorial service at 5 p.m. Friday, April 26, 2002 in the chapel at First Baptist Church of Jackson on N. President Street.
...A native of Little Rock, Arkansas, Roger graduated from North Little Rock High School and immediately began service as an officer and navigator in the U. S. Air Force.After being honorably discharged, he returned to Arkansas and received his Bachelor and Juris Doctor degrees from the University of Arkansas.After graduation, he served on the faculty of University of Arkansas School of Law, but soon thereafter entered a lifelong relationship with the oil and gas industry.He began his career in oil and gas as general counsel and landman for Chevron Corporation based in Jackson.He left Chevron to establish himself as a successful independent oil and gas producer until his retirement.Maintaining his lifelong love of law, he later served as a Federal mediator with a specialty in labor law. A lifelong Baptist, Roger was a member of First Baptist Church of Jackson.Mr. Mateer
was preceded in death by his first wife, Clara Mae Mateer in 1996, and by his daughter, Andrea Kay Mateer on April 16, 2002.