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Roger Kirkman

Mar 8th, 1963 - Jun 10th, 2023

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. 


      Roger Lee Kirkman, age 60, of Altamont, Illinois, passed away Saturday, June 10, 2023, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. 

      He was born March 8, 1963, in Decatur, the son of Carl Leon and Janice K. (Pruitt) Kirkman. 

      Roger was the owner and operator of Kirkman Trucking.  He had the ability to fix anything and could always be found turning wrenches and working on cars.  Roger was a family man and will be remembered as a beloved son, brother, and dad.  He enjoyed rabbit hunting and living his life to the fullest. 

      He is survived by a son: Roger L.D. Kirkman of Effingham; mother: Janice Pruitt of Flora; stepchildren: Melissa Reynolds of Flora and Cassady McCracken of Effingham; 2 sisters: Carla Jo Clevenger of Flora and Sandra K. (Tony) Curtis of Flora; a brother: Johnny D. Kirkman of Orchardville; and several nieces and nephews.

      He was preceded in death by his father, Carl Kirkman and 11 uncles.

      A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.  Arrangements are by Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora.  Memorial donations are suggested to the family to assist with final expenses and will be accepted through the funeral home.  To share a condolence or memory, visit:  


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Kris Eckelberry Foland

June 13th

So very sorry to hear about the loss of our cousin he will be greatly missed he was a wonderful person and someone I cherish very dearly.


June 13th

I wil miss my Great Nephew. He was a Great Guy

Robin Adams

June 13th

Fly high, my dear sweet cousin, definitely will be missed by so many, I love you, tell all the family we said hello. God Bless..

Dawn McWhorter

June 15th

Little Roger my door is always open I am so sorry hunny for your loss he was a great man and he loves you so much. Dawn 9947242 night or day if you need any Hun love you

Nita Pitts

June 18th

Roger was a great guy and he always treated his friends with respect. Prayers for all of his family. May God carry you thru this hard time.



Micheal W. & Kristal G. Engelmeier
lucy eckelberry and will landreth
Wayne Eastin & Diane Johnson
Robin Adams
Tammy (Eckleberry)(( Akes)), Haywood
Ken Jennings Jr
Doug and Kelly Hemrich
Tina Curtis
vickie hill
Larry Frost
Jim Hildebrand
Mark Dunnigan
Tammie Camden-Vessechia
Mayola, John, Diane, and Charles Wintermann
Mark &Karen Jones
Nelson & Angie Pruitt
Toby& Patty Bullard
Dale Holman
Patricia Santos and family
Larry Lindsey


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Frank & Bright Funeral Home
and Cremation Services

500 North Main Street
Flora, Illinois 62839

Phone : (618) 662-2141
Fax: (618) 662-4600
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