Roger Lee Hickey Sr., age 66, of Spring Grove, died Sunday, November 29, 2015, at JourneyCare Hospice in Woodstock.
He was born September 26, 1949 in San Diego, CA to the late Chester and Atlantis (Munro) Hickey. On November 7, 1993, he married Janice Raihle in Riverside, CA.
Roger was in the US Navy for eight years during Vietnam. Roger has a Master’s degree in Business from the University of Phoenix, and he also received degrees in Theology and Physics at the California Baptist University. He worked as a meteorology manager in the areas of aviation and medical manufacturing at Boeing and Hospira.
Roger was involved in Boy Scouts and an amateur ham radio enthusiast. He was very supportive and involved in all his children’s activities. Roger attended the Life Spring Community Church in Spring Grove.
Roger is survived by his wife of 22 years, Jan; seven children, Joel Foster, Rebecca (Paul) McIvor, Randy (Sarah) Hickey, Rachael (Michael) Hickey, Lissa Hickey, Angela Hickey, Roger Hickey Jr.; six grandchildren; and two brothers, Gerry (Linda) Hickey, Rodney (Mary) Hickey.
Friends and neighbors are invited to a memorial service Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 2 p.m. at the Life Spring Community Church, 2503 Spring Ridge Drive, Unit G, Spring Grove, IL 60081.
Interment will be in Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, IL.
For information, please call the funeral home at 815-385-2400, or visit www.justenfh.com, where the family may leave an on-line condolence message for his family.