Roger was born May 9, 1951 in Chicago, Ill., to Fredrick and Geraldine “Jerry” Will.
Roger was employed as a press operator for printing shops for over 42 years. He was a resident of the Ava community for the past seven years moving from Garden Grove, Calif. On Dec. 9, 1995, Roger and Janet Carol Hall were united in marriage in Las Vegas, Nev.
He was a member of the Abate Motorcycle Club in Mtn. Grove, Mo. Roger enjoyed riding and working on his Harley, fishing, boating, camping and spending time with his family.
Roger was preceded in death by his father, Fredrick and one brother, Gordon Will.
Roger is survived by his wife, Janet Will, Ava, Mo.; six children and their spouses, Kim and Gary Hein, Riverside, Calif., Lisa and Jason Smith, state of Georgia, Shannon and Kris Bebout, of Georgia, Danielle and Anthony Hall, Corona, Calif., Josh and Melissa Hall, Orange, Calif., and Mathew and Ryanna Thayer, of Georgia; 14 grandchildren; his mother, Geraldine “Jerry” Will, Garden Grove, Calif.; one sister, Rose Wentz, Garden Grove, Calif.; one brother, Fred Will, Anaheim, Calif.; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Funeral services for Roger will be Saturday, June 23, at 11 a.m. in the Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Ava, Mo., with burial in the Ava Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 10 a.m. to service time in the funeral home. The Rev. Oren Alcorn will officiate.
Memorials may be made to Abate Children’s Christmas Program.
Online condolences may be made to www.clinkingbeardfuneral home.com.