Roger L. Overbeck, 44, of Gordonville, passed away Friday, October 30, 2015 as a result of a motorcycle accident.

He was born July 24, 1971, in Cape Girardeau, son of Howard and Christine Duren Overbeck.

Roger attended Jackson High School and worked for Luhr Bros. Barge Company Inc. for ten years. For the past three years he was a residential construction hand for Paul Keesee Construction Company in Cape Girardeau.  Roger was a member of Harold O’Grauel Masonic Lodge #672 in Cape Girardeau, the Widows Sons Tyler’s Sword chapter of Masonic Riders Association, and a member of the former Jackson Jaycees. He was also a proud member of the Patriot Guard, and active in various children’s charities.

Loving survivors include his parents of Gordonville; two brothers, Howard Overbeck, Jr. of Perryville and Robert (Rhonda) Overbeck of Cape Girardeau; a sister, Angela (Joe) Mosley of Gordonville; a maternal grandmother, Catherine Duren of Poplar Bluff; a niece, Kayla Overbeck; and three nephews, James and Joseph Mosley and Josh Overbeck.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather and paternal grandparents.

Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Monday, November 2, 2015 at the chapel of McCombs funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. A Masonic Service will be held at 7:00 p.m.

The funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 3, 2015, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Joel Kidwell officiating.

Interment will follow in Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery in Gordonville.

Memorials may take the form of contributions to Children’s Hope House 709 East Main Street, Jackson, Missouri or Shriners Hospital for Children, 4400 Clayton Avenue, St. Louis, Mo 63110.

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  1. gary blocker

    Robert, Howard , and Family So sorry for your loss. Roger was a great guy and will be missed greatly. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  2. Alea Belmas

    Roger was such an amazing person with the biggest heart of any man I’ve ever met! He will be missed by so many. I am so so very sorry for your loss. Keeping your family in my prayers.

  3. Bluegrass Ashlars-Kentucky

    Our entire chapter sends our love, thoughts and prayers to all of Roger’s family, Masonic brothers, Widows Sons brothers & sisters and friends.
    Roger will be sorely missed by so many. Keep his memory close to your heart & he will always be with you.

  4. Ruby Propst

    So sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you.

  5. Robin Dittlinger

    So sorry to hear

  6. Robin Dittlinger

    So sorry for ur family This is Eddie’s sister Jr u may remember me

  7. Dianne Roth

    Dear Overbeck Family,

    Please accept our deepest sympathy in the loss of Roger. We will pray for your family.

    Paul, Dianne and Jackie Roth

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