Roger Alvin Wiseman Sr.

Roger Alvin Wiseman Sr.

Roger Alvin Wiseman Sr., 74, of Cobden, died Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022, at the Marion VA Hospital. 

He was born on March 10, 1947, in Raleigh, the son of Ira and Opal Vinson Wiseman. 

He married Carol Jean Porter on May 8, 1972, in Murphysboro. She preceded him in death on Dec. 10, 2013. 

Mr. Wiseman is survived by his children, Steven (Sarah) Wilkins, David Wilkins, Sheri (Bob) McCann, Rebecca (Steve) Mitchell and Jeanne (Dan) Brumleve; grandchildren Amanda Wilkins, Kody Travelstead, Lucas McCann, Adam McCann, Miranda Mitchell, Cyrus Mitchell, Samantha Miller, Forrest Harvel, Joseph Brumleve, Olivia Brumleve and Nathan Brumleve; several great-grandchildren; a brother, Terry (Emily) Wiseman; nephews; a cousin, Athel (Charlene) Wiseman; other relatives and friends. 

He was preceded by his parents; his spouse, Carol Wiseman; a son, Roger Wiseman; and a granddaughter, Ashley Wilkins.

He served in the U.S. Army from 1966 to 1968. He was an avid fisherman and loved being outdoors and spending time with his family. He loved people and enjoyed his time in Alto Pass at Pop’s Market. 

Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 24, at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Cobden. 

Interment was in the Alto Pass Cemetery. Graveside military rites were conducted by Carroll P. Foster Post No. 3455 of the VFW in Anna and the Illinois Army National Guard funeral honor team of Marion. 

Memorials can be made to the Marion VA Hospital. 

To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit 

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Cobden was in charge of arrangements.

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