Lawrence Roe, 82, Decatur

Lawrence Roe, 82, of Decatur and formerly of Vandalia, died at 12:47 p.m. on Friday, July 2, 2010, at Decatur Memorial Hospital in Decatur.

Services were held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at Dawson & Wikoff West Wood Street Funeral Home in Decatur. Burial was in Graceland Cemetery in Decatur. Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials: American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be made at

Mr. Roe was born on March 30, 1928, in Vandalia, the son of Melvin and Viola McFarland Roe. He married Jerry L. Yundt on July 18, 1964; she died on Aug. 30, 1981.

He is survived by sons, Garry L. Roe of Troy, and Terry Roe and his wife Sandy of Decatur.


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