Roger M. DeWitt, 57, of Blandinsville passed away at 6:55 p.m. Saturday May 29, 2022 at the Elms Nursing Home in Macomb.
He was born on April 15, 1965 in Browning, Illinois to Gerald and Jane Crum DeWitt. He married Shelley Reed on March 24, 1984 in Macomb. She survives.
Also surviving are one son, Tyler (Kobi) DeWitt of Blandinsville; five grandchildren, Logan Martin, Skyler Martin, Emily Martin, Wyatt Martin and Shyann DeWitt; one brother, Albert (Michelle) DeWitt; mother-in-law, Carol Reed of Blandinsville and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one son, Michael DeWitt; his parents and one sister, Diane Lashbrook.
Roger was a graduate of Rushville High School. He has lived in Blandinsville since 1984 where he worked at the lumber yard for many years. He also worked at Vaughn and Bushnell in Bushnell and Foam Fabrications in Fort Madison. He enjoyed building model cars and watching his grandchildren play ball.
Cremation rites have been accorded. A Memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 8, 2022 at Clugston-Tibbitts Funeral Home in Macomb with Reverend Beth Nelson officiating. Visitation will be held at the funeral home in Macomb on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 from 5 to 7 p.m.
The family request that in lieu of flowers memorials be made to the Elms Nursing Home or Blandinsville-Hire Rescue Squad.
You may leave condolences and sign the guest book online at clugston-tibbitts.com.