CLINTON - Charles “Roger” Thompson, 71, of Clinton, formerly of West Frankfort, Ill., passed away on December 14, 2020, at Carle Foundation Hospital, in Champaign.
He was born on December 25, 1948, in West Frankfort, to Marvin and Hazel (Dean) Thompson. He married Judith Kegler on December 28, 1968, in Carpentersville, Ill.
Surviving are his wife, Judith, children; Teresa (Wally) Hooker, of Carbondale, Ill., Jennifer (David) Cisco, of Speedway, Ind., James (Charleah) Thompson, of Clinton; granddaughters: Joselyn Cisco and Anelise Thompson; brother: Gene (Carlena) Thompson, of Anna, Ill.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Gary Thompson.
He enjoyed cars, long rides looking for deer and most of all spending time with his granddaughters and grand-dogs, Pepper and Rodi.
He retired from Mitsubishi Motors, in Normal, and was a member of the UAW and the UMWA.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be made to National Kidney Foundation.
Condolences may be offered at www.owensfuneralhomes.com.