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Roger Dale Woods

January 4, 1950 May 4, 2019
Roger Dale Woods
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Mr. Roger Dale Woods, 69, of Barry, passed away at 6:12 p.m. Saturday, May 4, 2019, at his home.

He was born January 4, 1950, in Quincy, Illinois, to Dale and Virginia (Schnepf) Woods.

Roger married Marsha Kay Abbath on November 29, 1975, in Salem Evangelical United Church of Christ in Quincy, Illinois.

He was a member of the Barry United Methodist Church and the El Dara Lodge #388 where he was a past Master. Roger was currently serving as a trustee on the Barry Township Board.

Roger graduated from Barry High School in 1969 and Spoon River College in Canton, Illinois. Roger was employed by Baughman Ford for 14 years and at Hull Implement for two years.

Roger enjoyed FFA, 4-H, and showing livestock at the county fairs. Roger was a loving father and enjoyed helping his children show swine at county fairs and the state fair for several years.

Farming was his passion. He spent his time on the tractor planting crops, combining grain, and caring for livestock. He dedicated his life to helping others and always lent a hand when needed. Roger thoroughly enjoyed his grandchildren and watched many of their games and performances.

Survivors include his wife Marsha of Barry, son Randy (Marie) Woods of Barry with Allison, Makenna, and another child is expected in July 2019, daughter Linda (Adam) King of Quincy with Bradley and Madilyn, brother Merle (Jerri) Woods of Baylis, brother and sister-in-law Kenneth and Marilyn Abbath of Palmyra, and brother Rodney Woods of Baylis, and several nieces & nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents Dale and Virginia Woods, brother Clinton, grandparents and a niece Bobbie Sue Woods.

Visitation will be from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 7, 2019, with Masonic rites at 7:30 p.m. at the Kirgan Funeral Home in Barry.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at the Barry United Methodist Church in Barry.

Burial will be in Park Lawn Cemetery in Barry.

Memorials are suggested to El Dara Lodge #388 or to the Barry United Methodist Church.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

7

May

4:00 PM 5/7/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 5/7/2019 8:00:00 PM
Kirgan Funeral Home

940 Greene Street
Barry, IL 62312

Kirgan Funeral Home
940 Greene Street Barry 62312 IL
United States

Service

Wednesday

8

May

10:30 AM 5/8/2019 10:30:00 AM
Barry United Methodist Church

720 Perry St.
Barry, IL 62312

Barry United Methodist Church
720 Perry St. Barry 62312 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Park Lawn Cemetery Final Resting Place

Main St.
Barry, IL 62312

Main St. Barry 62312 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

El Dara Lodge #388

Barry United Methodist Church

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