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Rodney McGrew

Rodney McGrew

Rodney McGrew, 61, of Chesterfield, MO; formerly of Marissa, IL; born June 14, 1953 in Anchorage, AK; passed away on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at his home.

Mr. McGrew was in the design build business. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, son and brother. Rodney enjoyed cooking, playing golf and especially spending time with his granddaughters.

He was preceded in death by his father – Dwight W. McGrew

He is survived by his loving wife Rebecca “Becky”, nee Beimfohr, McGrew whom he married on December 30, 1972 in Marissa, IL. One son – Bradley (Cecelia) McGrew of St. Louis, MO. Three grandchildren – Kayleigh, Gracie, Rylee. His mother – Mary Ann, nee Egolf, McGrew of Watseka, IL. One brother – John (Lori) McGrew Ballwin, MO. Two sisters – Rhonda (Jonathan) Fruendt of San Antonio, TX; Jane McGrew of Watseka, IL. One sister-in-law – Jan (Ron) Yesley of Steeleville, IL.

Memorials may be made to St. Luke’s Hospice.

Visitation: Friends may call at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka, IL on Saturday, August 30, 2014 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm.

Services: Memorial services will be held at Baier Funeral Home in Watseka, IL on Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 4:00pm.

Visitation: Friends may call at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Sunday, September 7, 2014 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.

Burial: Private inurnment will be held at the Marissa Township Cemetery in Marissa, IL.

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  1. Administrator says:

    Dear Becky, Bradley, and family. You have our Deepest sympathy and prayers. Take care.

    Posted by: Kim and Dana Knoll – Hoopeston, IL – Family and friends Aug 29, 2014

  2. Administrator says:

    You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers! So very sorry for your loss!

    Posted by: Jean Lilley – Pinckneyville, IL – friend Aug 29, 2014

  3. Administrator says:

    Dear Becky, Brad and family,

    Our deepest sympathy. May God be with you comforting you and giving you peace. We will keep you in our prayers.

    Ken and Sherri

    Posted by: Sherri and Ken Wildt – Seminole, FL Aug 29, 2014

  4. Administrator says:

    Brad I’m very sorry for your family’s loss .

    Posted by: Will Richardson – Shrewsbury, MO – Friend Aug 29, 2014

  5. Administrator says:

    You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Rodney was a great man and he will be missed by many. Peace to all of you!

    Posted by: Kim Edmonds Sinn – Lenzburg, IL – Friend Aug 29, 2014

  6. Administrator says:

    Rod an I went school together. He will be miss dearly mary williams stroh

    Posted by: Mary stroh – tallassee, AL – friend Aug 29, 2014

  7. Administrator says:

    To Becky, Brad & Family, WOW! Where do we begin to tell you how much we are thinking of you all. Rodney journey here on earth has been one that touch so many lives in such a wonderful way he will be missed so much. Although you all moved away from Marissa and our neighborhood our thoughts of your family remained with us in our conversations of remembering when, as well as in our hearts.

    Posted by: Buster & Mary Kirkpatrick – Marissa, IL – Friends/neighbors Aug 29, 2014

  8. Administrator says:

    I was so very sad to hear of Rodney’s passing. I went to grade school and high school with Rod and have so many good memories. I remember his passion for of golf, and his wonderful sense of humor made the school bus rides we shared a lot more fun. My deepest sympathies to his family.

    Posted by: Debra McManis Rakers – Woodstock, IL – Friend Aug 30, 2014

  9. Administrator says:

    Becky, We are sorry to hear of your loss. We are keeping your family in our prayers.

    Posted by: Bob & Karen (Forsythe) Knight – Destin, FL Sep 04, 2014

  10. Administrator says:

    Becky I am so sorry for your loss. May your memories sustain you always. Thoughts and prayers. Myron and Pam Sinn Hargan

    Posted by: Pamela Sinn-Hargan – Springfield, IL Sep 05, 2014

  11. Administrator says:

    Becky and Family, I am so sorry for your loss.

    Posted by: Deborah Surmeier Weber Sep 05, 2014

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