Roger Ray Friend

November 6, 1955 ~ October 9, 2019 (age 63)

Roger Ray Friend, 63, of Wilsonville, IL died on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at Community Hospital in Staunton, IL. Born November 6, 1955 in Staunton, he was a son of Mrs. Etta Masinelli and the late Junior Raymond Friend. He married Sheila Buehler on August 18, 2001 and she survives. He worked as a mechanic and played in many local bands. Roger was a loving Grandfather, Son, Dad, and Husband. He loved his family and friends, playing music, and had a contagious smile.

He is survived by his wife, Sheila Friend of Wilsonville, IL; 1 daughter, Stacy (Clay) Schuette of Benld, IL; mother, Etta Masinelli of Staunton, IL; 2 step children, Jodie (Jerry) Reid of Wilsonville, IL and Clinton Haas of Staunton, IL; 6 grandchildren, Zachary, Alyssa, & Jacob Schuette; Ryan, Samuel, & Joseph Reid; 1 sister, Debbie (Jeff) Watson of Pekin, IL.

Friends may call from 11 AM to 2 PM on Monday, October 14, 2019 at Williamson Funeral Home in Staunton. Funeral services will follow at 2 PM at Williamson Funeral Home in Staunton with Pastor Christina Erdmann officiating. Remains will be cremated following services. Memorials are suggested to the family.

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