Obituaries

Roger "Rock" Keegan

May 27, 1953 - June 27, 2018

Roger

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Garden Prairie, IL

Roger A. “Rock” Keegan, 65 passed away peacefully, Wednesday afternoon, June 27, 2018.  Rock was born on May 27, 1953 the son of William J and Margery (Bolz) Keegan, Sr.  Rock and Maynard Mason enlisted into the US Marine Corps in 1971; to this day Rock hated bananas on account of the four pounds he had to eat to make the weight requirement of the Corps.  Rock served our country and the Marine Corps from 1971 until his honorable discharge in 1976. Rock shared life with his wife and soulmate, Teri Keegan. They met in 1970 at Pacemaker, their first job, at the time Teri had a mean orange “Judge” that she drove, he liked the car and Teri too.  A good day for Rock was driving truck; he owned and operated “Rock Hard Haulin” and then finishing the day on the farm helping his father in-law Jim Turner.  Rock loved the Marine Corps, Jeeps, his family, Harleys, Pepsi and cigarettes; that is why you are reading this.

His wife, Teri; daughters, Kelli (Ben) Knaup their children, Emma and Sam; Katie (Mike) Gann, Karrie Hatley; mother, Margery; brothers, Greg (Donna), John, Brian (Lauri); mother in-law, Marilyn Turner; sisters in-law, Lori Turner, Julie Turner, Nancy (Mike) Hearn; the many special nieces and nephews and his cat “Harley”, will miss Rock and love him deeply.  Rock’s father William, Sr; brothers, Phil, Bill, Terry, Joe and Kelly as well as his father in-law Jim Turner precede him in death.

Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Sunday, July 1, 2018 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation services, 218 W. Hurlbut Avenue, Belvidere, IL.  Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, July 2, 2018 at First Presbyterian Church, on the corner of Lincoln and Main Street, Belvidere, Il with Rev. Dr. Robert Kopp officiating.  Burial will be in Lawrenceville Cemetery.  Rock said, “No flowers, a memorial will be established.”  To share a remembrance, please visit www.Andersonfcs.com

Service Schedule

Sunday, July 1, 2018
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008

815-544-2616

Visitation will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Sunday, July 1, 2018 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation services, 218 W. Hurlbut Avenue, Belvidere, IL.

Monday, July 2, 2018

First Presbyterian Church

815-544-6402

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, July 2, 2018 at First Presbyterian Church, on the corner of Lincoln and Main Street, Belvidere, Il with Rev. Dr. Robert Kopp officiating.

Burial will be in Lawrenceville Cemetery.

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My heartfelt sympathies to the Keegan family.

Katrina Sawchuk-Edwards 2018-07-02T13:36:02

Teri, Greg, and Donna
My sincere condolences.
I enjoyed my time with all of you during our Pacemaker days.
Very sorry for your loss.

Jim O'Brien 2018-07-02T08:56:26

Teri so sorry to hear about Rock our thoughts are with you . RIP Rock

pete &deb crawford 2018-07-01T22:16:30

We were very saddened by the news of Rock passing. ;( Rock was a Great guy and Fun to be around ! Teri, we are so sorry for your loss and Please know we are thinking of you. Life can be really hard sometimes, but know he is in a better place, especially with your Dad and some of the ponies !

Joan and Richard Anderson 2018-07-01T15:14:03

Teri, our condolences to you and the family. Rock was a great man and will be missed by many. I know he is with Jim now and both are at peace.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Tyler,Rita and the family.

Tyler Turner 2018-06-30T10:51:35

Ter,
So sorry to hear about Rock’s passing. I remember in High School when you first started dating. He will be missed by many. Thinking of you and your family. Hugs and kisses 😘

Keelie Jones 2018-06-30T10:17:58

Teri & family,
We are so sorry for your loss. Rock was a super good guy and will be missed by many. We are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers during this most difficult time.

The Daniels' family 2018-06-30T07:31:43

Terri so sorry to hear of your loss

Judy winter 2018-06-29T18:29:09

Terri..not enough words to express this hardship, hold dear the great memories the two of you made. Rock will surely be missed by many..love n peace Terri to you and yours..R I P ROCK

Jackie Medaris-Cappi 2018-06-29T12:22:18

We will miss Rock terribly. He was such a gracious man. He was there to help us change a tire. We are so sorry to hear about his death. His smile would light the world. RIP ROCK

Donna and Mindy 2018-06-29T11:30:21

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