Roger Lee Craig

June 4, 1961 ~ December 12, 2018 (age 57)

Roger Lee Craig, age 57, of Harrisburg, passed away at 7:55 AM Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at his residence. He was born June 4, 1961 in Harrisburg, to the late Glendal and Phyllis Ann (Stout) Craig. on December 27, 2003 he married Genny Stricklin and she survives. Roger was a miner for Sahara Coal and worked at Raben Tire, Best One Tire and was just elected as Saline County Clerk last month. He was a member of the Harrisburg Elks Lodge 1058, Harrisburg Masonic Lodge, Egyptian Shrine Club and Sons of the American Legion. Roger was United States Monopoly Champion and was 4th place in the World Monopoly Tournament. He was an avid Vikings fan, deer hunter and golfer and loved being at Saline Landing at the river. He loved life, his family and friends. In addition to his wife Genny, Roger is survived by a daughter, Mikayla Ziegler of Harrisburg; two grandchildren, Wyatt Henderson and Hollis Ziegler of Harrisburg; brother, David Craig and wife Angie of Harrisburg; niece, Jordan Craig of Harrisburg; nephew, Joshua Craig of Harrisburg; aunt, Marlene Jones of Springfield, Illinois; and cousins, Danny Stout and wife Angela and family of Harrisburg; Mike Stout of Harrisburg; Robbie Stout of  Harrisburg and Joe Potts and wife Marsha of Harrisburg. Roger was preceded in death by his parents, and one brother, Mark Craig. Memorial Services will be held at 1 PM, Saturday, December 15, 2018 at Reed Funeral Chapel with Ray Wallace officiating. Visitation will be from 10 AM until the service time at Reed Funeral Chapel. Elks Rites will begin at 12 Noon. Memorial contributions may be made to The Harrisburg Elks Lodge Snowflake Fund or Hospice of Southern Illinois.

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