Roger Alan Van Horn, 70, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away on May 22, 2018 at Saint Louis University Hospital in Saint Louis, Missouri. He was born March 10, 1948 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to Alan Virgil Van Horn and Christine Lula (McCormick) Van Horn.
He is survived by his mother, Christine Van Horn of Mount Vernon, Illinois; son, Ian Van Horn; sisters, Cheryl Bowman of Moscow Mills, Missouri, and Tina Phillips of Mount Vernon, Illinois; two grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews also survive.
Roger was preceded in death by his daughter, Rachel Van Horn; father, Alan Virgil Van Horn; sister, Sandra Lea Cuoco; brother, Alan Lee Van Horn; maternal grandparents, Alma and Bill McCormick; and paternal grandparents, Henry and Bertha Mae Van Horn.
Roger was a laborer for General Motors. He was also in the United States Air Force. Roger refueled planes in Thailand during the Vietnam Era. He was an animal lover. Roger will be missed dearly by all who knew him.
Memorial Graveside Service: Will be held at a later date. Full military rites will be held at that time. Memorials: The Jefferson County Animal Shelter