Roger was born in Louisville, Kentucky in 1956. Graduated from Edmonson County High School in 1974. He studied Mechanical Engineering at Western Kentucky University and Electrical Engineering at Franklin University in Columbus Ohio. Roger Nash and Tami Souder were married in October 1978. Their first son, Justin was born in 1982, He worked for the Horton Ambulance Company in Columbus as 'Engineering & Service Coordinator' until 1983 when he and Tami moved to Dallas Texas and Roger went to work for Montgomery Elevator Co. Their second son, Bryan was born in Dallas in 1986. He was transferred to Birmingham, Alabama in 1994 when Montgomery was purchased by KONE Elevator.  He currently works at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) as the manager of the Elevator Maintenance Department.