Roger A. Grissom

April 12, 1944 ~ May 20, 2019 (age 75)

Roger A. Grissom, 75, of Greenup, IL passed away at 5:05 AM on May 20, 2019 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL.


Celebration of life services will be at 10:00 AM on Thursday May 23, 2019 at the Barkley Funeral Chapel in Greenup, IL. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 PM on Wednesday evening at the funeral chapel. Burial will be in the Harmony Cemetery rural Greenup.


Roger was born in Greenup, IL on April 12, 1944 to Garol & Betty (Rogers) Grissom. He married Catherine Sue Evans on February 20, 1966. Surviving is his loving wife Sue; daughter Shanna (Doug) Haworth of Charleston; granddaughters Kennedy (Evan) Flatt and Kristyn Haworth. Roger was preceded in death by his parents and son Jerrod Grissom.

Roger was a farmer and a member of the Jack Oak Church of God. Memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society or Donor’s choice. Online condolences can be expressed at

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