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Roger Wilson

September 17, 1944 — September 24, 2017

Eureka- Roger E. Wilson, 73, of Eureka, passed away at 5:55 a.m., Sunday, September 24, 2017 at his residence.

He was born September 17, 1944 in Bloomington, IL to Everett and Dorothy (Carrithers) Wilson. He married Lyla Flohr on October 4, 1969 in Eureka. She passed away on June 16, 1987 in Eureka.

He was also preceded in death by his father Everett P. Wilson and his grandparents.

Surviving is his Mother Dorothy Wilson of Roanoke; two daughters, Amy (Mary) Wilson of Eureka, Erika (Kevin) Unzicker of Roanoke; one sister, Marsha (Dick) Miller of Little York, IL; and three grandchildren, Lyla Unzicker, Christopher Durbin and Tracy Woolard.

Roger was a U.S. Army veteran serving his country from August on 1965 to August of 1967 in Vietnam.

After working as a truck driver for Allied Van Lines he retired and decided to work as a custodian for District 140 until his retirement. Roger was a member of Eureka Presbyterian Church, Eureka Sportsman's Club and American Legion Post # 466 in Eureka.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, September 28, 2017 at Eureka Presbyterian Church. Pastor Bob Montgomery will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church on Thursday. Burial will be in Olio Cemetery. Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Eureka Presbyterian Church, Eureka Sportsman's Club or American Legion Post # 466 in Eureka.

Online tributes and condolences may be made at www.argoruestmanharris.com.

Visitation

SEP 28. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CDT)

Eureka Presbyterian Church
Eureka, IL

Funeral service

SEP 28. 11:00 AM (CDT)

Eureka Presbyterian Church
Eureka, IL

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