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James Rogan

April 19, 1928 — July 2, 2020

James “Jim” Rogan, age 92, of Urbana, went home to be withthe Lord, peacefully on July 2, 2020 at 1:50 AM in Northwood Nursing Home,Springfield. Born April 19, 1928 in Champaign County, Ohio, the son ofTom and Truelove Rogan.He graduated from Concord Highschool in 1946. He worked atPlastic Research, a subsidiary of Grimes Manufacturing Co. of Urbana. He alsohad a lawn mowing business for several years. In later years he worked atMcDonald’s. He loved all types of ballgames and was faithful to visit thenursing homes and hospitals.  But God came first in Jim’s life and also hisfamily. He was a member of Jerusalem 2nd Baptist Churchwhere he faithfully attended and was also a member of the choir andmissionaries.He leaves to mourn his loss: his son, Shawn Rogan;granddaughters, Madison, Kara, and Gracie; his best friend and lovingcompanion, “Emilie” and her daughter, Pamela; sister-in-law, Martha Rogan;special cousin, Doris Rogan. Many nieces and nephews, cousins, and numerous friends.He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Robert,Richard, and Herbert; sisters, Ella Edley, Mary, Frances, and Anna Lee Rogan.Graveside services will be 11:00 AM Wednesday, July 8, 202at Oak Dale Cemetery where Jim will be laid to rest. Reverend Carl Vactor willbe in charge of services. Services entrusted to WALTER AND LEWIS FUNERAL HOME.“He fought a good fight, he kept the faith, and his race hasbeen won.”He will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.

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