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Roger K. Lane

February 19, 1957 ~ July 7, 2018 (age 61)

Roger K. Lane, 61, of Jackson, surrounded by his loving family, passed away Saturday, July 7, 2018, at his home.

            He was born February 19, 1957, in East St. Louis, Illinois, to Robert Lee and Carol Jean Lobsinger Lane.  He and Ruth E. Wendel were married May 21, 1978, at Emanuel United Church of Christ in Jackson.  Two daughters were born to their union. 

            Roger was a graduate of Fox High School in Arnold, Missouri.  He was employed 40 years for Ameren U.E., most recently working at Rush Island Power Plant in Festus, Missouri. 

Roger was a 14-years member of Lynwood Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau.  He was an accomplished vocalist, participating in choirs, cantatas, and performing solos.

            Loving survivors include his wife of 40 years, Ruth Lane of Jackson; two daughters, Amanda (Garett) Dugan of Cape Girardeau and Kristin Lane of Jackson; two grandsons, William and Emmett Dugan of Cape Girardeau; his mother, Carol Lane of Arnold; three siblings, Deborah (Steven) Graham of Barnhart, Missouri, Marlene (William) Goveria of Normal, Illinois, Jeffrey (Cyndi) Lane of St. Charles, Missouri; and many dear “work friends” at Ameren U.E., to whom the family extends special thanks.

He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Lane.

            Visitation is Wednesday, July 11, 2018, from 4 to 8 p.m., at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson, and Thursday, July 12, 2018, from 1 p.m. to service time, at Lynwood Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau. 

            The funeral service is Thursday, July 12, 2018, at 2 p.m., at the church, with the Revs. Mark Anderson and Gary Lane officiating.

Interment will follow in St. James Cemetery in Tilsit, Missouri.

Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105, or St. James Cemetery, 245 County Road 366, Jackson MO 63755. 

Donations may be made to:

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

St. James Cemetery @ St. James United Church of Christ in Tilsit
245 County Road 366, Jackson MO 63755

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