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Roger A. ""Dawg"" Hermes, Jr.

September 18, 1949 - October 20, 2014

Roger A. “Dawg” Hermes, Jr., 65, of Springfield, died at 10:17 am, Monday, October 20, 2014 at Memorial Medical Center.  He was born September 18, 1949 in Red Bud, IL, to Roger and Mary Rogers Hermes, Sr.

Survivors include one daughter, Mariah Hermes of Springfield; two sons, Ryan (Janelle) Hermes of East Lansing, MI and Joshua Hermes of Champaign; one granddaughter, Julia Hermes; two sisters, Pam Moberly and Diana (David) King both of Springfield; one brother, Robert Hermes of Springfield; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins and he loyal canine companion, Coady.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Roger was a US Navy Vietnam Veteran. He retired from the State of Illinois Department of Corrections and had previously served as Police Chief in Illiopolis and Athens. He was a dedicated member and volunteer of the Illinois Police Officer Memorial organization and of the Masonic Lodge.

Visitation:  5-7 pm, Thursday, October 23, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home.

Funeral Service:  12 Noon, Friday, October 24, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home with Pastor Dave Fox officiating.  Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery where military honors will be conducted.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Illinois Police Officers Memorial Fund.

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, October 23, 2014

Time: 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map


Service Information

Date: Friday, October 24, 2014

Time: 12:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map


Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, October 24, 2014

Camp Butler National Cemetery

Address:

5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL, 62707

(217) 492-4070 Map


Memorial Information

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Illinois Police Memorial Fund.


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