A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions in Rogers name may be made to the family in care of Jeanette Eaves. Those wishing to leave an online condolence may do so at www.newellchapel.com.
Roger was born on February 9, 1944, in Arkansas to Eula and Erma (Melton) Eaves. He worked for Midwest Fasteners in Decatur for many years. In his spare time, he enjoyed cooking, baking and fishing. Roger loved his family, especially his grandchildren, he always worked hard to make sure they had what they needed.
Roger is survived by his wife, Jeanette Eaves; 2 step-children; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; siblings Hoyt Eaves, Leroy Eaves, Matilda eaves and Frances Eaves and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; 2 step-children and 4 siblings.