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Roger Conklin

Roger Conklin

Roger Dale Conklin, 55, of New Athens, IL; born September 8, 1959 in St. Louis, MO; passed away on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at his home.

Mr. Conklin was a union carpenter. He was a United States Army Veteran. Roger was a lifelong member of the New Athens VFW.

He was preceded in death by his mother Joyce Ann Casey and one brother.

He is survived by his wife Lorri, nee Lanier, Conklin whom he married on May 26, 2012. His children – Roger Conklin Jr. of O’Fallon, IL; Renee Conklin of Belleville, IL; Matthew Baker of Marissa, IL. His grandchildren – Emma Baker; Nathan Baker; Angela Easton; Cameron Stark. Two brothers – Anthony (Kim) Bray of Herculaneum, MO; Allen Bray of Belle, MO. One sister – Donna Chilton of Granite City, IL.

Memorials may be made to the New Athens VFW.

Visitation: Friends may call at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL on Friday, October 24, 2014 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm and on Saturday, October 25, 2014 from 10:00am to 11:30am.

Funeral: A service of remembrance will be held at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in New Athens, IL on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 11:30am.

Interment: Burial will be held at Oakridge Cemetery in New Athens, IL.

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