Roger Jordan, age 75, of Mattoon, IL passed away at 12:58 PM on December 8, 2022 at his residence.
Funeral services honoring his life will begin at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, December 27, 2022 at Edwards Funeral Home, 221 East Main St., Arcola, Illinois. Burial will follow at Mt Zion Hill Church Cemetery in Allenville, IL. Visitation for family and friends will be held from 10:00 AM until time of the service.
Roger was born on July 3, 1947 in Mattoon, IL the son of Joseph and Helen (Standerfer) Jordan. He Married Karen Sue Dodd on February 2, 1973. She preceded his death on March 9, 2014.
Survivors include his Sons, Joe (Melissa) Jordan of Charleston, IL, Chad Jordan (Jamie Burwell) of Mattoon, IL, and daughters, Amy Lewis (Chad Hickey) of Greenup, IL, Ashley (David) Little of Bakersfield, CA, Katawna Jordan of Mattoon, IL; 15 grandchildren, and 8 great -grand children; five siblings, Marvin Jordan of Allenville, IL, Cheryl (Jerry) Wells of Mattoon IL, Judy Pauley of Mattoon, IL, Gary Jordan of Arcola, IL, Debbie Carman of Mattoon, IL.
Roger was preceded in death by his parents, wife, one son John Jordan, two grandchildren, Hank Waylon Jordan and Dalton Lane Jordan.
Roger worked at the Candy Factory in Sullivan IL in his late teens. Then he started training horses and coon dogs. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, and was big-time hunter of Rabbit, Deer, and Squirrels. He always loved to find a good flea market. He will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved him.