Roger W. Bozarth
10/14/1939 - 8/10/2017
CREVE COEUR ~ Roger William Bozarth, 77, of Creve Coeur, passed away at 1:35 p.m. Thursday, August 10, 2017 at his home.
Born October 14, 1939 in Pekin to Ira William and Mary Laura Ethel (Wilder) Bozarth, he married Betty Vestal on November 24, 1981 in Pekin. She survives.
Surviving are three sons, Dick (Jeanne) Martin of East Peoria, Rodney (Edna) Bozarth of Green Valley and Bob (Heather) Martin of Creve Coeur; three daughters, Sherry (Ron) Simmons of Creve Coeur, Shelly Stringer of Bartonville and Sonya (and her spouse, Kevin); one brother, Randy (Diane) Bozarth of Galesburg; and two sisters, Joy (Bill) Severns and Jannan Goodin, both of Pekin.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters; and two brothers.
Roger had served in the United States Marine Corp and was a lifetime member of the Marine Corps League.
He worked as a driver for Airland Transport in Morton from 1990 to 2010. He also had worked for Corn Products for over sixteen years.
Roger enjoyed Harley Davidson motorcycles, hunting and fishing.
Cremation rites will be accorded. There will be no visitation or services. Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be given to a charity of the donor's choice.