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Roger Gillihan

December 30, 1947 — December 4, 2010

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Rodger G. Gillihan, 62, of Lone Jack, Missouri, was born Tuesday, December 30, 1947 in Batesville, Arkansas, the son of Rodger D. and Norma L. (McCurley) Gillihan. He departed this life at 9:39 a.m. on Saturday, December 4, 2010 at his home surrounded by his family.

On June 6, 1969, Rodger was united in marriage to Cathey Marie Kitley in Lake Lotawana, Missouri. She preceded him in death in January 2000.

Rodger was employed as a Data Base Manager for AT&T and IBM. He was an active member of the Strasburg Baptist Church.

He was also preceded in death by his father.

He is survived by his three sons Brance Gillihan (and Lauren) of Lone Jack, Darrell (and Shannon) Gillihan of Pleasant Hill, and Kit (and Jessica) Gillihan of Holden; three grandchildren Katie Gillihan, Haddie Gillihan, and Klayton Gillihan; his mother Norma Gillihan of Lee's Summit; one brother Wayne Gillihan of Lee's Summit; and other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held Thursday, December 9, 2010, at the Strasburg Baptist Church. Pastor Preston Sanders minister of the church officiated. Music was rendered by Mr. Ben Bricker and Mr. Brance Gillihan. Interment was in the Lone Jack Cemetery. Casket Bearers were Brance Gillihan, Darrell Gillihan, Kristopher Gillihan, Wayne Gillihan, Charles Kitley II, and Charles Kitley III.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Great Commission Ministries and may be sent in care of the funeral home.

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